MAKING ENDS MEET

I thank God every time I remember you.  I always pray for you with joy because of your partnership…” Phil 1:4-5 Just a haircut  Vivian is a 12-year-old girl who was scampering around the streets; dirty feet from picking up dust along unpaved streets and an empty stomach. And yet, she walks, runs and plays…

3 BOYS: REJECTION, HUNGER & INSECURITY

Joel Mbutu, 12 years old:  A malnourished orphan for lack of food Joel & his sister are orphans who live with their grandfather.  “All I wanted was some food in my stomach.  Hunger made me to venture to the streets.  Lack of food at my grandfather’s house worried me.  We used to have one meal…

ALEX- REJECTED AND ABANDONED

Why does a mother abandon her child? Alex Muturi Aged: 12 year old asks. Sad, confused, hurt, and numb:- There are many reasons why children wind up on the streets  but no reason is good. Promises of security, sense of belonging, desperation and many more pave the road to the streets. In Alex’s case it…

IT’S BY GOD’S GRACE THAT WE LIVE

“IT’S BY GOD’S GRACE THAT WE LIVE.” said the two boys’ mum Brothers: 12 years old Joseph Mutinda & 10 years old Paul Mutende        TKW team met Josephine through her two sons after they strayed from home, ending up on the streets and were rescued. She is terminally ill and shared with us that…

JANUARY REPORT

17 Children Back Home in January 2016 17 children reintegrated with their families in January and 15 families received food buckets. 42 families were visited or contacted inthe process of restoring order. Peter: An adopted son of the family! 14 year old Peter Muli Kioko’s father passed away and he was left under care of…

A BUCKET-FULL CHRISTMAS! Smiles and tears of joy.

We rushed from one supermarket to the next, from one family to another carrying good news! Smiles and tears of joy flowed freely.  One family didn’t know what they were going to eat that day. TKW encounters families living in poverty and lack of basic needs most of their lives. But many of them received…

DOMINIC’S STORY OF DETERMINATION

That smile tells his story. Dominic Nderitu comes from a very poor background and in an environment where only animals should survive.  He lives with his father and grandmother along the corridor of Samburu game reserve in Laikipia which is undeveloped and sparsely populated.  One has to walk for long distances to get to school,…

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…

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…