July 22nd, 2016


Overcoming the plight of AIDS orphans trapped in poverty around the world requires unique approaches. For the past 12 years, we have endeavored to provide hope to AIDS orphans from Kibera slums by providing free quality high school Education and college scholarships that do not only solve immediate needs, but ensure that we are lifting hundreds of youths and their families from poverty and deplorable living conditions.

With your support over the past 12 years, we have touched lives and community .Our free high school and college sponsorship have lifted hundreds of hopeless youths out of poverty. Your help has taken many of our students on exciting journey to better lives. Your help has steered these youths towards a path that has freed them from poverty and despair. Whether it’s Francis Ogutu attending graduate school in New York or Esnas Oonda graduating from medical school in Kenya, the story has been the same: Every donation made to us has changed lives. Our desire to continue with this important mission is depended on your continued support. The need is great, and the despair can seem overwhelming, but with your support, we will continue to lift many more youths out of poverty.


There are various ways in which you can support St Al’s meet its mission. Each of our programs plays a unique role in ensuring that our students achieve the success they crave for in life. We are able to provide for the necessities that allow them to get quality education at St Al’s only with your generous support. No donation is too small. Every gift means so much to us.

Your gifts can help in the following ways:

Feeding program

The school provides nutritious breakfast and lunch to all the students. For most students, the meals provided at school are the only meals for the entire day.

Cost in USA $

  • $212 cost of feeding one student per year
  • $7,419 cost of feeding one class per year (35 students)
  •  $63,600, Cost of feeding all students per year (300 students)

Learning and teaching materials

  •  $6,400 provides teaching and learning materials for teachers and students for one year. This includes textbooks, audio and visual learning aids, writing materials, chalk
  • $11,000 provides laboratory equipment for science practical for one year for all students.


  • $ 4,160 provides medical care to all students for one year. The school has a clinic with a full time nurse. This cost includes the salary and benefits of the nurse.

Sanitary Towels for Girls

Sanitary towels are provided to all the 140 girls to enable them attend school regularly and cope with their body changes.

  •  $3600 provides sanitary towels for all girls for one year per
  • $60 provides one student with a pair of school uniform for two years.

Sponsor a student

 $1500 will sponsor a student at St. Aloysius Gonzaga High School. It covers the annual cost of high school tuition, meals, textbooks, supplies, basic medical care, uniforms, school trips and other fees necessary to educate a student. Students and sponsors will know each other’s names and the students will write a letter to his or her sponsor and share their St. Al’s experiences and gratitude.  Sponsors are welcome to renew their student sponsorship through the years of high school. 

Please help us spread the word to your family and friends by inviting them to be a sponsor as well!

Graduate sponsorship

We support all our graduates through college.

$ 1000 will sponsor one graduate in college for one year. Programs generally run between 2 and 4 years.

Teacher sponsorship   

We appreciate the importance of having qualified and motivated individuals who are passionate about the work they do to help our students.

$500 provides salary and benefits for one teacher for one month. $6,000 provides salary and benefits for one teacher for a year.

How to support-start or renew your sponsorship

Visit  and click on “support us” or ‘Sponsor a student’ and follow instructions.

Donations can also be made in monthly instalments.

Or Mail To:
The Jesuits
2050 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614-7719

Or Contact

Jeff Smart
800-922-5327 or or

  100% of your contribution will be transferred to St. Al’s. Your gift is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.