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GEDE CHILDREN PRAY FOR A PEACEFUL ELECTION

With only five days to election, Gede students, teachers and parents gathered in the school dining hall for prayers yesterday at noon before going home.  The head teacher had to explain why the Government found it not safe for children to remain in schools at this election time. Lead by Rev. Mangi (Kupenda Kenya board chairman)…



January 2013 Kenya volunteers

Ben, Carissa, Cynthia, Tania and Eric My latest trip to Kenya was packed.  We led a week long class, worked in two special needs schools, had the first Kupenda Kenya 5K race, visited children at home, did some admin work and hung with the kids a little.  I’m so grateful for the beautiful hearts of…



Christmas Eve

I haven’t written a blog for a while for a couple reasons.  The first is I just have had so many things that seem like they should be priorities over this.  The second is that I’m not sure whether or not people read this and it’s worthwhile.  However I figured I’d give it another try. …



Miracles

Just a few miracles I get to hang with in Kenya I recently read an article for a class I’m taking with “Joni and Friends” (Praying in the Face of Pain, by David Lyons and Linda Lyons Richardson) that said “We all love miracles, but few of us want to live in the place where…



Remembering

My friend Mohamed, just one of hundreds we support. It’s been a while since I’ve been in Kenya and I notice that I’ve started to miss being there.  I’ve been going to Kenya twice a year for several years.  However this summer, it was decided that I should not go to Kenya this June due…



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