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’…

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…