EAGER TO BE AT HOME

My Grandmother would be very happy to see me… When our team first met Geoffrey Munyao and interacted with him, all he would say was that he looked forward to seeing his grandmother again.    Munyao, small in stature had been exposed to scenes beyond his age through the experiences on the streets. He is…

TOBIAS AND A MOTHER’S ZEAL

  Tobias’ mother, Pamela is a woman who is bearing a huge burden in bringing up her children in the absence of her husband after they separated.  She is a single parent at only 35 and with five children! “A mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible“. Tobias…

AFFLICTED OR AFFECTED ….?

Who will CARE for these orphans?   “I have a dream that one day my grandchildren will grow up to be happy, successful adults,” Thomas’ grandma, Ann said.. Ann Nyambura is an ailing 60 year old grandmother, who is the sole provider for 14 old Thomas and his two cousins, 7 and 2 year old…

Alex Mutua- East west, home is best

‘Home’ – Why would 12 year old Alex Mutua want to go back home to such poverty? He looked desperate and ready to go home after spending a year on the streets.  We were surprised to hear that he had not used any drugs or glue for a whole year unlike many children on the…

EUGENE GOES HOME COUNTING HIS LOSSES

It’s an exciting start to the New Year and TKW team is back on the streets of Nairobi.  One child walks back home! Meet Eugene Ronald Otieno and imagine his parents giving him that name dreaming of what he would become.  Would he become the next Ronald Reagan – a president in the making?  Yet…

ACHIEVING YOUR DREAMS- ENCOURAGING KCPE PUPILS

“Where will you be five or ten years from now?” One of the team members asked. The class 8 girls at Dr. Aggrey Primary School lifted their hands up to respond to the question. The session was to encourage them just before sitting for their KenyaCertificate of Primary Education. From the pupils’ response, they appeared confident,…

NICHOLAS’ FAMILY- RESTORATION AND PROGRESS

A Journey of Restoration Nicholas’ story is an amazing testimony to God’s grace and the work that the team of TKW does on a daily basis. We went to see Nicholas back in November 2011 on a follow-up visit. A follow-up visit is a way of monitoring and following on the progress of a child…

A BROKEN FAMILY, A BROKEN CHILD

What are doing to our children? – Stanley was ‘’Rescued in the nick of time.’’ Stanley said ‘My names are Stanley Mutua Kariuki. ‘’I was on the streets for less than a month until I was rescued by the Nairobi County officials.’’ Good people, “Look at the state of this child.”  A few years ago,…

‘Thank you so much for this gift’

‘Thank you so much for this gift’, says Karanja, grandmother   It was over a year ago when we rescued Joseph Karanja.  He looked weak and sickly, but very happy to be going home. He was excited to be served ‘real’ food and sleep in a comfortable bed, after sleeping on the streets for months….

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…