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Kenya 2013


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Marilyn's "Giving Hope to HIS Children in Kenya" photo show will be at Brendan's 101 in Rowayton from March 12th to April 1st. All of the twenty seven photos in the exhibit are now in Photo Mart. Your purchase of these photos and/or note cards will help to pay school fees for students in Kenya and give them hope for a better life.

PROGRAMS SERVING CHILDREN IN KENYA

There are many wonderful programs supporting needy children in Kenya. Here are links to ones that we have visited. Go to their websites to find out what they are doing for children.

The Nambale Magnet School, founded by Rev. Evalyn Wakhusama, opened in January 2009 in Western Kenya. It is now providing a superior education for 271 children.

St. John Bosco Children's Centre in Kitale places orphans and vulnerable children in schools and keeps them in close contact with their families who live in informal settlements.

Ripples International runs a number of programs in and around Meru, including HIV/AIDS counseling and testing, a community clinic, centres for abandoned babies and defiled girls and a primary school.

The City of Hope in a remote, rural part of northwestern Tanzania provides a home, food, healthcare and education (academic and vocational) for 100 orphans and vulnerable children. The school also serves an additional 400 students, and their clinic is open to the surrounding community.

Nyumbani operates several programs. HIV+ children are given nutritional, medical, psychological, academic and spiritual care and live at the Children's Home in Karen. Lea Toto provides at home support for HIV+ children in the Kangemi slum of Nairobi. The Village in Kitui provides a family-like setting for orphaned children under the stewardship of "grandparents".

Shepherds of Life helps able members of the community care for the vulnerable members within the same community. Their programs include child sponsorship, HIV/ Aids support, vocational training, social support, and internship and volunteership.


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