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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.

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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End of Day 1

The team’s first day began in Kawangware, but ended in Kambui.  We arrived just shortly after lunchtime, and although we could hear the commotion of students around us, there were none to be found. Lunchtime afterall is lunchtime to children … Continue reading

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Day 1 – A visit to Kawangware

Waking up to 25 degrees has definitely got its advantages, but recognizing that those temperatures also mean the land is dry, the soil is in dire need of watering and the crops are suffering may have you rethinking your momentary … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Our adventure has begun.

The team of three left Montreal just after 9pm on Wednesday evening, and we must make mention of Andrew, Andrew and Valencia! All three British Airways employees who gave exemplary customer service – which as most of you know is … Continue reading

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A Message from the Chair

Do you wake up every single morning, thankful for all that you have? Grateful to have clean water, a roof over your head, clean clothes to wear? Of course you don’t! Not very many of us do. We take for … Continue reading

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