JIMMY’S BACK HOME

Jimmy’s story is beyond what words can express. Who would have expected to see such joy and pain mixed together? As we got off the bus at Kangemi stage, a suburb of Nairobi Jimmy led the way through the market to his home. He is a quiet, calm, thirteen year old boy from the Democratic…

NEVER AGAIN

‘Never again’, said Samuel Have you ever lost a child?  We lost one of our boys when he was five for five long minutes in London.  It’s an experience not to be repeated.  If you are lost, it doesn’t matter whether you’ve been lost for a day, a week, a month or a year.  …

CATHERINE: LONELY AND ALONE

Catherine is 12, alone and lonely having lost both parents, grandparents and Aunt Rose whose addiction to alcohol led her to the streets.  We had to snatch her from the streets to a safe place.  “…caring for the orphans…in their distress…” leading to purposeful living.  Will you? Catherine was born in Siaya County, near Lake…

A WELCOME FIT FOR A KING AS JOSEPH RETURNS!

This could be your child – just like that, he disappears without any trace for months and then strangers bring him back!  Joseph Omondi had left home without arguing with anyone and without permission, influenced by his best friend.  Listen to Joseph’s mother’s reaction as we approached his home. She emerged from the main house…

STEPS TOWARDS FAMILY RESTORATION

A sign of hope – family meeting Remember our recent story of a 10 year old John who felt he needed to take up a father-figure role to support his mum. As TKW Team we believe in building support systems for the sake of every child’s restoration. After listening to John’s mum, Gakenia, we felt…

The Church: hope for the children of Kisii

“Waa……an attendance of 66 pastors and parents! Equipping Pastors Community Program was in full swing and hope was rising concerning the plight of children on the streets. They had seen the need but they didn’t know how to respond to it.  TKW team went to the community to raise awareness following increased number of children…

CHARITY AUCTION

Charity Auction: A fun-filled evening – bidding gets under way ‘Educate a child, empower him for life. Knowledge is power.’ ‘Going first time, going second time, gone’, said Carl, the auctioneer.  One by one the items on the auction catalogue went under the hammer.  There was excitement and anticipation as the auction progressed starting with…

TUMAINI GAVE ME A VOICE

‘Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves…’ Boaz talked passionately about his village as we embarked on the journey to his home and he was excited about meeting his family. He knows a lot about indigenous ways of farming around his home area and shared with us non-stop about his community on our…

CHARITY AUCTION FOR “CHILDREN OF HOPE”

“Educate a child, empower him for life.  Knowledge is power” Ideas are just ideas until we act on them. Late last year friends of Children of Hope sent us an email offering us the use of Sketty Hall for an event to generate resources for children or just an evening with our partners.  They had…

CARE AND SHARE

  Brian Wekesa is the kind of boys on the streets who could steal from you.  He looked restless, his clothes were grimy but his rare smile was gripping.  With his kind of smile you could find yourself surrounded by a group of other boys who would strip you of your possessions in the middle…