Skip to content
robinjones6's profile image - click for profile

Robin Jones' Fundraiser:

Fire destroys vulnerable girl's coconut oil making project in Kenya.

Robin's Photo
Robin's Photo


Robin Jones


On September 10, 2016, a fire destroyed the Life Skills to Girls Prosperity Coconut Oil Making Project located in Kisauni District, Mombasa, Kenya. This project was initiated by the Wakesho Community Organization to teach vulnerable girls the making, marketing and selling of coconut oil and coconut related products as well as soap making and sewing skills. This is a great project because it teaches vulnerable girls business skills to prevent them from being exploited in human trafficking/ prostitution. The Seattle Mombasa Sister City Association (SMSCA) recently transferred a hydraulic coconut oil press machine and electric graters (DME system) to the nonprofit which was destroyed in the fire. Just this past month, the Seattle delegation visited Kenya and made plans to increase productivity and distribution of the coconut oil. This is a real tragedy because this was an income generating source to support not only for the project but also the girls education. Due to this tragedy, the coconut oil making project will have to shut down. Funds are needed to purchase new equipment, supplies, utensils, coconuts and building material to construct a new shed to house the project. We are hoping to raise $30,000 to support this project. With your contribution, these girls will get the opportunity for the future they deserve. The Seattle Mombasa Sister City Association will make sure that the donated funds are used appropriately, so please spread our story around the world and make a donation of any amount. Please see list below: Equipment Hydraulic coconut press machine Solar dryer 2 electric graters Supplies Bowls Towels Gloves Plastic jars Buckets Tables Stools Soap making supplies Soap molds Soap glycerin Caustic soda Building Materials Timber Bricks Doors and windows Ruffing materials Electric fittings Ruffing materials iron rods Paint



Fundraise for this Campaign



Want to help Fundraise or Volunteer for this amazing Fundraiser? Join the Team

Donor Comments

Robin is working on selecting a charity so you can support Fire destroys vulnerable girl's coconut oil making project in Kenya..