WHAT IS CHRISTMAS? Sharing and caring for others…

The gift in an envelope said, ‘Christmas hampers for needy families.’ Having rescued 233 children in 2014 it was a huge challenge to pick which families needed this most. The spirit of sharing is in the air and we were giving thanks to our partners who have given gifts to cheer some families. Christmas is…

DREAMING OF BECOMING A DOCTOR

After 3 years Jack Otienotells his own story. “My name is Jack Otieno. I am 12 years old and a second born. I have 2 sisters and I live with my grandparents in Busia, Western Kenya. I met Tumaini Kwa Watoto [TKW] (Children of Hope) Team in 2011 when I was only 9 years old. …

“MY PARENTS ARE TOGETHER”

Missing his dad: Reconciling parents gives a child a secure home… “My parents are together”, said Joseph Joseph was excited to welcome us and then he said, “My parents are together and have resolved their conflicts. I have stopped going to the video shops, staying up until late hours of the night and I’m focusing…

From faith to Faith

Love and hope led him to faith and he married Faith 14 years ago Augustine was on the streets hopeless having nowhere to call home. After being on the streets for six months TKW team rescued him and have walked with him through many challenges.  On Saturday, 22nd November, 2014, Augustine & Faith had a colorful…

ADMIRAL SWANSEA BAY 10K

They did it! Heddwyn, Brian & Diyan did it to walk another child home. Running is not everyone’s cup of tea, so to speak. There are people who are just born to run, they a re sporty, fit, training regularly, etc. but for Diyan that wasn’t case. He share with us that he is not…

A MOTHER’S DOUBLE BLESSING

Lois counts her blessings as she is reunited with her two sons, Isaac and Anthony    “Ta imagine” (just imagine) Isaac’s mother, Lois said. I had lost two sons to the streets. Everyone turned against me including my husband, my in-laws and all my friends. They thought that something was wrong with me and that’s…

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…