Ruben Centre welcomes visitors and volunteers to get involved with our programs. We specifically look for professional volunteers in the areas of education, health, and community development. Accommodation is provided in a three-bedroom unit for volunteers. Read more details below or Contact Us with any questions you may have. Visitors are invited to have a tour of Ruben Centre. Half a day or a day will give you a great understanding of the work that we are doing.

Who We Are

Ruben Centre is a faith-based organization striving for an empowered and just Mukuru community by providing quality education, health, financial and social services to children and families in Mukuru community. The Ruben Centre is a non-profit, charity organization run by the Christian Brothers African Province. It is one of eight Christian Brother’s project sites across Africa, and offers educational, health and community development programmes to the residents of one of the largest slums in Nairobi (known as both the Ruben Slum as well as Mukuru community).

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Directors Corner

FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF FRANCIS GERARD O'SHEA

50 years on

Don’t worry tomorrow will take care of itself, a line from the gospel I quoted in the last article and perhaps a fitting epitaph for Francis Gerard O’Shea. He left this world laughing fifty years ago today. I was in Form three at CBC Warrnambool and he was teaching Grade six and among his students was my little brother Pat.We got the news around 8.30am on a Saturday morning June 29th 1968 as we were preparing to go into Warrnambool for the usual Saturday morning games of football. 

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