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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.

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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Flight Crew – Day 3 with The Grandmothers

Every year, telling the story of the grandmothers is by far the most difficult to share and despite how many times I write it and rewrite it, I fear that I am just not getting the message across as clearly … Continue reading

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Day 2 from the 2017 ‘Flight Crew’

Monday morning we were up and out early. There were a few stops to make before we headed towards Gathaithi School for Orphans and Vulnerable Children. We had to check out of the Methodist Guest House as we will be … Continue reading

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Day 1 from the 2017 ‘Flight Crew’

The day’s seemed endless waiting for March 30th to finally arrive, but then as it drew near, to within a few days, everything seemed to happen at once and before I knew it, it was time to go. But wait! … Continue reading

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