Stories from the Field

Stories from the Field

By a Busy Road

Beside a busy road in Kenya, two children were found this December. The little baby is probably around 10 months old, and her big brother is just over two, we think. It’s a wonder they…

Stories from the Field

A Song of Hope

Earlier this year, Shem received terrible news. His final exams were not high enough to enter college. He didn’t even apply and instead moved as far away from his shame as he could go. His…

Stories from the Field

Believing the Best

As children, Charles and David both lived in poverty. Charles is one of four children, and, although he lives with both parents, his mother is the only one who is able to work. David has…

Stories from the Field

Caleb’s Homecoming

Caleb is a happy, sunny boy who has lived at the Neema House since he was 18 months old. We adore him. But this November, after 6 years with us, he returns to live full…

Stories from the Field

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday Facebook Fundraisers to Support Christmas in Kenya November 27, 2018 WHAT: #GivingTuesday is a global giving movement in the US and internationally. Following Thanksgiving, many stores offer Christmas deals for Black Friday, then #SmallBusinessSaturday…

Guardians, Stories from the Field

Oloo’s Success

We have been walking with our guardians in our transformational and empowerment journey. Our goal has been to see these women and men become empowered with skills that will by and large propel them to…

Stories from the Field

The Swimming Experience

In Kenya, the school terms are divided into three. In each term, we have decided to reward the best students in our program in terms of most improved, most disciplined and those with the best…

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Unlocking the Door

Why I Give by Susie Zieglar I recently had the opportunity to watch the President of the United States present military‚Äôs highest honor, The Congressional Medal of Honor to Ronald Shurer, a former United States…

Stories from the Field

Christmas in Kenya

Christmas is a time to spend together with loved ones celebrating the good news of Jesus’ birth. On the first Saturday of December, our children, guardians, caregivers and staff gather for a Christmas Celebration! Each…

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A New Home

Unless the Lord builds the house,    those who build it labor in vain. Psalm 127:1 When the boy’s home burned down in May, we were relieved that all the children, guardians, and caregivers were unharmed. But we were…

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A life well lived

The dark clouds of mourning has this week engulfed Project 82 family with the sad news of the sudden demise of Hannah Wanjiku, one of our guardians in our Molo Community in Kenya. She died…

Stories from the Field

2018 Day of the African Child

The International Day of The African Child was celebrated in an event that was characterized with pomp and colour. Some of our children at House of Hope together with our staff took part in this…