Heroes Don’t Always Wear Capes

I sat in a crowded, dank space and listened to the rain water dripping.

I squinted in the dark and leaned in to hear the quiet voice of Vincent, a sponsored child, living in the heart of Kenya, in the middle of Hell, known as Mathare Valley. He was an orphan, a child thrust into adulthood too soon, leading his family of siblings, alone.

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An Oasis of Talent in the Mire of Mathare Valley

The Saturday program at Mathare Community Outreach begins by focusing on the spiritual development of the children. It starts with devotions and worship and is followed by 30 minutes of small group Bible study. For the children who have accepted Christ […]

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Education is the Key

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What Does My Sponsored Child Learn at the Child Development Center?

By attending classes at his or her child development center your sponsored child receives age-appropriate instruction in four main areas: spiritual, cognitive, physical and socio-emotional.

At KE-630, Good Shepard Isinya Student Center, all the children begin their Saturday at 9 a.m. with spiritual learning.

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I Met An Orphan Today

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Confessing to Something That Probably Means I’m Human

The poverty in my life is emotional and spiritual. The poverty in the lives of the kids you sponsor and the kids we’re meeting here in Kenya is that and more.

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Tending a Kitchen Garden: Lessons From a Child Survival Program Mom

What does a kitchen garden have to do with increasing the chance a child lives to see age five? Kitchen gardens are a part of the “empowerment training” that moms and caregivers receive at the Kawangware Child Survival Program (KEC28), and […]

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Empowering Moms With Charcoal Dust and Dirt

One of the ways that the Child Survival Program empowers mothers is by offering literacy and economic training to help them better provide for their families. Jackline is a mom at the Kawangware Child Survival Program which is part of the Kawangare […]

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This Blog is Going to Kenya

We’re traveling with the Compassion Bloggers on their latest trip to see our ministry in action, Mar. 4 -10, and our goal is to help you feel a little closer to the children you sponsor, even if you don’t happen to sponsor a child in Kenya. While […]

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