Kenya

The Start of a New Life

Rachel Chimits

Children in Kenya are being offered a new lease on life and a chance to know God by World Challenge’s partners.

In places shaken by unrest, children are often the first to suffer and the ones to carry the marks of it longest afterward. 

Wandering but Not Lost

Rachel Chimits

One lady’s generous heart toward orphaned children in Kenya ultimately turned her life toward her own heavenly Father.

Tembea

(verb) Swahili

 To walk around, often without a specific purpose or without a particular destination in mind. To wander aimlessly.

Changing From the Inside Out

Rachel Chimits

God’s redemption and transformation of one man who was considered ‘hopeless’ by his neighbors has begun to change his entire village.

Kenya is making headway toward reducing severe poverty in their nation, working steadfastly toward their people have more opportunities. While some are worried that this work might become easily undone, the upward climb has brought great hope to many locals.

A Gift in the Time of Need

Rachel Chimits

In Kenya, our partners are working to support families who have children with special needs and who have been affected by the COVID lockdowns.

Being the parent of a special needs child is a daily challenge, but in Kenya while many facilities are closed and resources are limited thanks to COVID, it can feel overwhelming some days.

The Love of Compassion and Charity

Rachel Chimits

In Kenya, some children are finding a safe place to stay and go to school thanks to World Challenge’s partners.

Agape Hope Children Center was established to take care of orphans and other vulnerable youngsters in Nairobi, Kenya. Close to 150 children live at the orphanage and are educated at the center’s school. Another 500 children are part of the food program, and World Challenge’s support has empowered the center to impact the lives of the whole community.

From Lost Boy to Man of God

Rachel Chimits

God redeemed one boy from his path of revenge and the shadow of prison to set him on the path to becoming a community leader.

Hilary was born in Kenya’s Rift Valley region, the eldest of five children. Their mother brewed alcohol to make money to support their little family. Technically, making alcohol this way was illegal, but it was good money, and she had to support five kids alone.