BOB’S JOURNEY OF HOPE

Bob Baraka’s journey: “Name Baraka means blessings but at about 9 or 10 years old I had no enjoyed any blessings.  My life was hopeless.”  We rescued Bob on 4th June 2007 from Joseph Kang’ethe (JK) government rehab centre. During Tumaini kwa Watoto – (Children of hope) Team’s regular visit, he caught their attention because…

MORE THAN A GIFT

Timely gifts: David said, “I cannot thank Tony enough for this kind gesture and wished him blessings upon his life”. Tony is a friend from UK who visited David at home and he was touched by the state of his humble background. Tony offered to buy David a pair of shoes and a text book that…

TONY’s CHALLANGE

Tony’s challenge – 4 days that make a world of difference… Tony Sanders’ first pictures on streets of Nairobi with Tumaini Kwa Watoto -Children of Hope – August 2015. What a challenging job and such amazing boys. Just in the wrong place!! Look at these smiling faces, what a difference it will make to move…

BETHANY HALFWAY HOUSE: PLACE OF HOPE AND RESTORATION

  These four boys were hopelessly lost on the streets, but they found hope as we began to address the issues that brought them to the streets. Let’s share part of their stories.   John Ngigi from Nyandarua says: “Life was too tough, I couldn’t take it anymore” John is 14 years old and he…

STEPHEN OBAGA- ANOTHER CHILD OFF THE STREETS

Can you imagine how 10 year old Stephen survived on the streets for a month? He’s just a child who needs his parents. But then Stephen opened his heart to Tumaini Kwa Watoto (TKW )team and shared his story. “My mother and my father separated and we moved to my grandmother’s place with my mother….

ElVIS NEGOTIATES HIS FUTRE: “I WILL STAY IN SCHOOL”

Elvis’ experience on the streets left him thinking through his future. When TKW team met him, he always seemed to be in deep thought. Then one day, Elvis Mathaai said, “Mwalimu (teacher) I ran away from home because I didn’t really like the new school my mum transferred me to at the start of the…

EMMANUEL, LOST AND LONELY

A father meets his son after 9 years of Separation The long search had come to an end as father and son were reunited. Thanks to the TKW team on the streets who bridged the gap! “Unbelievable! I have longed for this day, when my last born son would be reunited with me again.” Emmanuel’s…

EQUIPPING PARENTS & COMMUNITY LEADERS, EXPANDING OUR BORDERS

  Together we can remove children from the streets and give them a fresh start. That’s what equipped community leaders did. The pastors in Homa Bay area of Western Kenya were fired up to go after the children on their streets after our Equipping Parents’ and pastors’ training seminars.Here are briefs of 11 children they…

Joseph Ochieng: Disappointed and Lost

Joseph is a very quiet boy who came to the city determined to find his sister but after landing in Nairobi he could not find her. Disappointed and lost, he found himself on the streets. He is an orphan who was left under the care of his elderly grandmother. After three months on the streets,…

David Tonito- a quest for his father

“My life was good before, I had a nice home, loving family, everything I wanted. But then my mother left and married another man, a foreigner. I want to go back to my real father and away from my mum and step-father. I’m much better off without their destructive influence.” 12 year old David has…