The Urafiki Center supplies basic food and household packages for destitute families, elderly shut-ins and orphaned youth. Staples include beans, rice, oil, corn flour, sugar, tea, salt, matches, soap and kerosene for lamps. Some families also receive milk and eggs.
Young students are served a nutritious midday lunch and the teenagers who attend the afternoon vocational studies join them for a tasty snack of tea, muffins and fruit.
Local and overseas donations make it possible to provide new clothing and shoes for the children.
MFS aims to boost health and hygiene standards and disease-prevention through monthly health-awareness classes. The children also receive basic attention with haircuts, routine medical checkups and medicine and glasses as needed.