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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 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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Exciting News

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with The Retired Teachers of Ontario (RTO/ERO), an organization of retired teachers and others who worked in the education field. RTO/ERO provides its members with comprehensive health and travel insurance plans, a travel program, and … Continue reading

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“Soup”er Lunch – 19th February

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Christmas is coming!

Christmas Shopping? Two ideas to consider: Crafts from Kenya will be for sale at Yuletide Fare, Wall Street United Church Brockville on November 25 (10am-5pm) and 26 (10am-2pm) . All proceeds support the work of Our Kenyan Kids.   Meaningful … Continue reading

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In the news

Board member, Jan Murray, has been in Kenya the last two weeks.  She has published the first of two articles on InsideBrockville.com about her journey. You can read it here.  

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Supporter Survey

Thank you so much for your support of Our Kenyan Kids – whether by financial contribution, by volunteering your time, or by liking and sharing our posts on social media.  We value your opinion, because without your support, Our Kenyan … Continue reading

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An artist in the family. 

When the first ‘flight crew’ went to Kenya in 2007, they spent a lot of time with Sammy Ndungu and his family – sisters Rachel and Eunice, brother Simon and extended friends who count as family. Members of that crew keep … Continue reading

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Jan, Rita & Bill’s Kenyan adventures

The latest ‘flight crew’ to travel to Nairobi is on the ground in Kenya.  They left Brockville on January 14th and have already had a tour of Nairobi, visited the David Sheldrick elephant orphanage and, today, the Gathaithi Orphan’s & … Continue reading

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Board Member Profile – Jan Murray

Over the years I have had the incredible opportunity to travel to many great places. I have seen both wealth and indulgence as well as poverty and harshness. As the years went by, I discovered the works of a man … Continue reading

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A letter from Sammy

We recently received this letter from Sammy – Samuel Kiragu Ndungu – one of the first recipients of an Our Kenyan Kids’ scholarship, one time Nairobi Children’s Rescue Centre worker and all around wonderful human being. Read on to hear … Continue reading

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