EMPOWERED THROUGH EDUCATION- living their dreams

 Javan:  “I thank God for the people who sponsored me to complete high school and to go to college.  I’m grateful to the Williams’ family who hosted me in their home for one and half years.  “It took me seven years to complete high school due to problems with school fees.  My family had fallen…

LET’S FIND SOLUTIONS TOGETHER- EQUIPPING PARENTS SERIES

A group of 12 people sat under the shade of a fig tree in Migosi area, Kisumu District in Nyanza province- Kenya. There was no stage, no curtains or orchestra. The TKW team chose to do it differently – getting the group to share the issues in their community.  The only other spotlight was the…

MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER

If you want to walk fast, walk alone, if you want to walk far, walk together.  There is power in one; something important we have come to learn along our work in Tumaini Kwa Watoto. We have gained the strength to transform the lives of many children in Kenya through the strong partnerships we’ve had…

I CHOSE WHAT WAS RIGHT

It was one early morning for James, wrapped in his sleeping bags on the streets and with a face filled with regrets- wondering why he left home. As we related with him initially, he explained to us the reason he left home for the streets was because he didn’t like school. Well, that was not…

A DREAM INSPIRES HIM TO GO HOME

Having been brought up by his two loving parents and experienced the joy of being in a family, one would be left to wonder what caused the boy to run to the streets. When we met him on the streets, John was very eager to be reunited with his family as he explained to us…

A CARING HEART…

What happens when a child is left by those closest to his heart at a very young age? This happened to John Odhiambo, who was an only child at the time of his parents’ demise. Fortunately, his compassionate uncle took him in to stay at their home and has been committed to make his nephew…

INFLUENCE AND IMPACT

120 children are off the streets and back with their families in five months thanks to TKW team’s influence on the streets of Nairobi, week in week out!  That’s the power of influence.  Many more children have been challenged to look at their future from a different perspective.  Together we leave a lasting impact as we…

Sticking together to survive

Isaac & Sammy had been on the streets for about one and a half years when the Tumaini Kwa Watoto (TKW) team met them. They kept moving to different bases in the city which meant it took a few months before rescuing them. Over the last few years, we have built reliable support systems in…

Step into Sande’s shoes…

Francis Sande said, “My mum and dad are separated, my father has remarried three times, my father’s latest wife doesn’t like me.   My mum is also remarried but she could not take me with her into her new home.”  Sande was left in no man’s land. Sande thought that the streets would offer him an…