Naomi’s Village is an orphanage for 100 children in Maai Mahiu, Kenya. Rather than promote foreign adoption, it provides a stable and loving environment where the children can thrive and grow in their own culture, remain in Kenya, and make a positive impact on their society as adults. Through sponsorship, individuals and groups can financially and prayerfully support each child. But the children don’t have to remain just an image in a photo. Naomi’s Village welcomes visits from sponsors and hopes to see many come to Kenya to meet the children face-to-face.
Founded in 1906, Rift Valley Academy provides a safe, nurturing environment for children of missionaries serving in Africa. Teddy Roosevelt laid the cornerstone to the main building of this Christian boarding school in 1909. Located in central Kenya, RVA has a student body of nearly 500 students representing more than 20 different nationalities. Their families serve with 80 mission organizations in over 20 African countries and could not continue their ministries without RVA. The single greatest contribution you can make is to keep the school in your prayers.
Little Lambs is a daycare program that demonstrates God’s love by nourishing children made vulnerable by poverty or orphaned by HIV/AIDS. The children are fed one meal a day plus a snack while they learn basic reading, writing and math. When funds are available, the children receive school uniforms and supplies, clothing, shoes and medical care. Little Lambs provides a safe, loving environment where children are free to play, sing, learn about God’s love for them, and just enjoy being a kid.
Operated by African Inland Church, Kijabe Hospital glorifies God through medical ministry. Since its establishment in 1915, the hospital has grown and changed dramatically. It is now a fully equipped hospital that includes a maternity unit, surgical facilities, a modern ICU, dental, laboratory and pathology units. Kijabe also trains medical professionals and nurtures the spiritual growth of its patients, staff and students. BethanyKids at Kijabe Hospital provides healing and hope to African children.
Kenya Kids Can is a non-profit organization under AIM (Africa Inland Mission) started in the year of 2003. Kenya Kids Can believes in enhancing the education of Kenyan students by providing meals and offering computer training to impoverished schools. Kenya Kids Can’s vision is to see the next generation of leaders grow physically strong, spiritually generous, technically knowledgeable and ready to change the world.
Rift Valley Fellowship was started in September 2012. Rift Valley Fellowship is a Bible based church fellowship that is focused on providing hope through Spiritual care and Counseling ministries to children, men and women who are struggling and hurting from past traumas, broken lives and families. These ministries include, but are not limited to: Lulu girls, Women of Courage, and Young Brothers from the Street ministries.
Wells of Joy is a non-profit organization located in the heart of Lunga Lunga slum of Nairobi. The school seeks to address the educational needs of the impoverished community. Poverty is the biggest challenge Wells of Joy finds as a third of their students struggling with paying for school tuition. Wells of Joy believes in partnering alongside students and aims at developing the slum children to appoint them where they will be different and appreciate life by helping them see there is life different from what they see in the slum.
Southern Cross Academy was built in 2009 due to post election violenece and hosts approximately 343 children today. Southern Cross Academy was created with the intent of providing a free education to the abundance of youth within the IDP camps in Maai Mahiu. Southern Cross Academy provides sponsorship opportunities where each sponsorship will provide the school to continue the education of these children by paying for the teachers, extra food supplies, and the necessary stationary. One will have the opportunity to give a child the chance for a better future through schooling. Southern Cross Academy wants each child to receive sponsorship to attend Southern Cross Academy. Through child sponsorship, two lives are changed forever: yours and the life of your sponsored child.
COBURWAS International Youth Organization to Transform Africa (CIYOTA) is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization established by refugee youth in December 2005 in Kyangwali refugee settlement, Uganda. The founders arrived in Kyangwali from Congo (DRC), Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda and Sudan (CO-BU-RWA-S) along with thousands of refugees fleeing violence and problems resulting from conflicts in their home countries. CIYOTA recognizes the power of education as a pathway out of poverty, as well as a means to heal conflict, create social cohesion, and spur economic growth. Education for youth through methods that also build corresponding commitment and support of families and the community is therefore the focus of CIYOTA’s work.
The Eleeo Project is a ministry that established missionaries, the Whitfield’s, started in the year 2012. Their motto is bringing new life to the spiritual and physical wastelands of the Southern Zambia bush and they do just that. This is seen through creating authentic Christ-centered relationships with community and individuals they interact with in the Tonga villages. Along side cultivating relationships they partner in conservation farming programs that focus on teaching the local Tonga farmer to cultivate at a high standard, to plant on time, focus on minimal wastage, and do it all with a joyful spirit, The Whitfield’s continue their work by providing opportunities for community development, experience, team work, and family experience for any and all people they interact with.