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…

TOGETHER AS CHANGE MAKERS

Mobilising & Equipping Change makers –leading to transformation of our communities “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together,” This is an African saying. What it would it look like to go together? Together Everyone Achieves More. Change makers: Tumaini Kwa Watoto (TKW) believes that the most…

PASSING THE BATON- INSPIRED AND MOTIVATED

Lydiah is inspired to pass the baton…. Oscar says, ‘I would like to empower a child through education.’ In a relay race, you must pass the baton properly, timely and in the zone. The next generation is ready to run their race… Oscar Maina came to see me over his lunch break. He was full…

HILARY, THE HERO

9 years old Hilary Kiprono, had a difficult childhood. He grew up in Nakuru County before his family disintegrated after his single mother’s death. He stayed there with minimal help from relatives and later was moved to his maternal grandmother who has since fostered him together with his 2 older sisters aged 15 and 16…

JIMMY KASONGO IS NOW SINGING

Jimmy: Singing after a tearful reunion Have you watched Jimmy coming back home video on youtube? Here’s the link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=pU0DTB4mr7M. Get some tissues ready… Does Jimmy Kasong’o’s coming home video bring back memories? Reuniting Jimmy with his family was traumatic and emotional. His mother couldn’t stop sobbing, screaming and calling out ‘my child, my child’…