Working to help empower women, save children and fight poverty in Kenya, we are transformed and inspired by the people we meet. These are our stories.

Day 3: Gratitude and silence

June 13, 2019

We are so very tired but so very grateful for everything we were given today. Tomorrow we do our best to listen and respond as we are being called.

Update: Stephen Kimani

June 12, 2019

It is a harsh reality in many orphanages that many infections and parasites go untreated and innocent children suffer.  It is not for a lack of trying to keep the children healthy.  It is not for the lack of love of the children. 

Day 2: Maji Mazuri and Children’s Garden

June 11, 2019

It brought so much joy to my heart to photograph these beautiful students. Their bright eyes, their beautiful smiles, their sweet poses they made for the camera – I loved every second of it.

June 2019 – Day 1: Travelers rally for team member challenged by airport shutdown

June 11, 2019

Sara Ruth is a rock star of epic proportions! She has been challenged both mentally and physically in her first couple of days of this mission trip.

Drought poses challenge for Kinangop women

May 16, 2019

Your support is needed! We’re making an emergency food distribution, looking for laptops, and our team leaves June 8 for Kenya!

Keziah greets participants at our 2019 5K race

Scenes from our 2019 5K run/walk

February 21, 2019

Our 2019 5K race has concluded. Check out our video of Keziah and photos from the event. Plan to join us next year!

Day 10: A special guest speaker, instant photos, and farewells

January 10, 2019

The Lord is clearly at the center of these women’s hearts, minds, and souls. He’s doing beautiful things in Kinangop, through h.o.w? and through these astounding women of faith.

Day 9: Our 5th Arise Women’s Conference

January 9, 2019

A good way to describe today is that we laughed a lot, learned a lot, and praised the Lord. The joy from the widows truly is incredible, and it is a blessing to see how the Lord shines through each and every one of them.

Day 8: Weaving relationships in Naivasha and Kinangop

January 8, 2019

This year will be the 5th Annual Arise Conference held at the Women’s Empowerment Center that we built and dedicated last year. They are receiving more training on basket making and spinning wool.

Day 7: From the Masai Mara to Lake Naivasha

January 7, 2019

The last few days have been fun trying to take in as much as possible. I am glad we are here with the team. The children were so fun to be with. I really like Kenya.

Day 6: A sunrise safari, God’s majesty everywhere

January 6, 2019

God’s majesty was everywhere: The team bonding, the beautiful landscape, and the amazing animals. Today was truly a day where the Lord showed us how mighty He is.

Day 5: Safari on the Masai Mara

January 5, 2019

Today was nothing short of miraculous. Seeing creation in its most natural form is like nothing else on earth.