[ Dealing with Doubt ]

We at Acacia of Hope have a handful of ministries such as sponsorships, clean water and food ministries, as well as a Bible Club, but nothing is more important to us than sharing Jesus with those we come in contact with. That is why I, Melissa, have made it my…

[ Acacia’s Newest Ministry ]

During our March 2018 trip to Kenya, we had the humble opportunity to conduct our first clean water course.  Because of our Tribe Changers, we were able to purchase 25 family-size water filters to provide to 25 families who live in Kibera Slum. Little did we know that God was working…

T.I.A.

African times makes you feel like everything in the western world is super fast, because everything in Africa takes a very long time. The phrase is used often across Africa to represent adjusting to a new situation or an unexpected event, such as waiting an hour late for a meeting…

[ Rainy Season ]

Drip . . . Drip . . . Drip . . . Ping. Ping. Ping. Ping. Ping. Rushhhhhhhhhhhhh. The rainy season is upon Kenya! For me, there is nothing like the sound of African rainy pinging on the metal sheet roofing in Kibera. The sound is just so beautiful, almost…

[ Weekly Bible Club ]

Acacia of Hope is so blessed to partner with a beautiful local kiberian that everyone calls “Mama Regina.” She started a weekly Bible club in her home with just seven or eight children, and it has now grown to an average of 80 children! At times, they have had over…

[ Walking Through Kibera ]

It has taken me a few trips to fully understand the maze of Kibera Slum. But make no mistake, I can finally travel through it alone and know exactly where I am going….one of our partner schools, our land, the medics, or a friend’s home! I am quite impressed with…

[ UZima Water Course ]

There is not enough hours in the day in Kenya. The afternoons come as quick as the morning sun. The African sun beats down in the mornings and the clouds bring the rain in the afternoons. In the States, I would use an umbrella or drive close to where I…

[ A Day in Kenya ]

Every day I am here it just gets better and better. Although the rains came down for quite a while, it did not dimmer the day! I am so grateful for the opportunity to the hands and feet of so many kind people who have given to Acacia of Hope.…
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