[ Sponsored Girls ]

I must admit, spending time with the sponsored girls has to be one of my highlights to my trips to Kenya. Those beautiful girls, who are sponsored by so many kind and amazing people all over the United States were beyond thrilled to see the countless backpacks. Their smiles and…

[ Bartering ]

“Miss! Miss! Come here!,” “Sister, please come here. Come see!” “Come see my things. I will give you a good price! The chitter chatter of the African market comes from all directions. Bartering is so common in all of Africa. From food to clothing to jewelry, one can almost buy…

[ Water ]

The average distance an African will walk to acquire water is two miles one-way. Like so many of us in the western world, I seem to have forgotten the luxury of being able to get water just from a turn of a knob. When I am in the States I…

[ Clean Water ]

A flushing toilet or glass of water from the faucet is an item that daily taken for granted in the western world. For those who live in developing countries, those everyday accessibilities can mean life or death. According to UNICEF, “Nearly half of all people using dirty water live in…

[ New Partnership ]

We are thrilled to continue to expand our partnerships in a meaningful and impactful way. We are proud to begin to partner with a few high schools, as many of our sponsored girls are now in or getting close to attending! We are so thankful for our sponsors who have…

[ Christmas in Kenya ]

[caption id="attachment_2481" align="aligncenter" width="555"] Handmade Christmas ornaments & nativities can be purchased at Mercy Unlimited in downtown Wapakoneta.[/caption] The United States is not the only place that celebrates Christmas. Many do not know that Christmas actually is the most widely celebrated holiday in the entire world. Kenya is not exception.…