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The Cherkin Preston Foundation continues to accomplish its mission through a series of programs in partnership with the Kianda Foundation.

The Cherkin Preston Foundation was established to provide for the needs and education of children in Kenya

The Establishment of the Cherkin Preston Foundation

In June 2006, Roberta Cherkin and Michael Preston visited Kenya on a safari. The country’s beauty, spirit and people captivated them. After discussions with their Safari Director, they decided to return to Kenya to see how they might help. Roberta and Michael decided to focus on making a meaningful contribution to the poor, remote agricultural village of Mbumbuni, Kenya. The best way to carry this out was to establish the Cherkin Preston Foundation.


Help these school children and teachers realize their dreams of a brighter future, not just for themselves and their families but for Kenya and the world. 

Our Mission
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