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…

‘My family, my best home …’

”I truly love Sammy because I nursed him ever since he was a small child” Said Samuel’s stepmother striking a conciliatory tone. As we related with the boy, we learnt that his relationship with the stepmother back at home was not entirely good. Samuel Milembo, now fourteen years old, has never known his biological mother…

What every mother longs for…

“My son, the mortuary was the last place I thought of looking for you…but something kept convincing me not to consider that idea as it could hind bad luck” said a teary Teresa. Initially when we found David Kimutai on the streets at their famous base, he looked distressed; like one who had been entrapped…

BACK HOME, BUT WHY THE STREETS…..?

We have often had stories of young boys, full of life yet wasting away the potential to do great things. What could have caused them run to the streets where life is so hostile, endure the cold nights, the rainy days without food and all the dangers on the streets? Could it be wrong choices,…