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About ourkenyankids

Our Kenyan Kids supports Children and Youth affected by poverty and/or HIV AIDS, in Kenya and elsewhere, by providing education, training, humanitarian aid, and nurturing relationships, one child at a time.

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace was our last project to visit, on our list. We left our hotel at 9am and spent the day there, not returning back until almost 10pm at night. Unfortunately, a huge chunk of the day was spent stuck … Continue reading

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Nairobi Children’s Rescue Centre

(In order to ensure the safety of the children, we do not post pictures of the children currently living at the facility.) It was a quiet day at Nairobi Children’s Rescue Centre when we visited. Perhaps because they currently have … Continue reading

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Hope House

It was just after 9am when Rita and I headed out with John and Winnie for Hope House Babies Home.  We were unsure how many babies would be on site as they have had numerous problems with licensing due to … Continue reading

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St. John Ambulance & The Grandmother’s

We arrived in Embu quite late on Tuesday afternoon due to unforeseen circumstances, but none the less, alive and well and ready to visit St. John and the Grandmothers.  We checked into the infamous Panesic Hotel (Donna McMillan’s FAVOURITE hotel … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Thika Rescue Centre and Machakos

Up and out by 8:45am this morning to a project we have supported for a few years and yet never visited. For many years we have supported two mentally challenged, young men. This year, we added two more, also mentally … Continue reading

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Day 3 – A Sunday in Nairobi

Our plan today was to attend Winnies church and then visit both the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and the Giraffe Orphange. However, as luck would have it, church would have prevented us from seeing the elephants and so we had … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Gathaithi Home for Orphans & Vulnerable Children

Headed out this morning about 10am for Gathaithi Home for Orphans and Vulnerable Children and thankfully did not hit any traffic, allowing us to arrive by 11am.  The school was loud and alive with singing and dancing and drums and … Continue reading

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