A dedicated team of people in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, along with a growing community of generous and active supporters throughout the United States, are helping h.o.w? Ministry empower women, save children and fight poverty.
These are our stories.

Safari Soirée to feature special guest Keziah Murugi, auction, music and more!

August 4, 2016

Join us Sept. 24th at the Venue in Cape Girardeau. Wear your favorite African-themed, animal prints or safari attire and dance to the music of Shades of Soul!

h.o.w? Ministry founder receives local recognition

July 3, 2016

Founder and Executive Director Michelle Outman was featured recently in two Cape Girardeau, Missouri, publications and has been nominated for the Zonta Woman of Achievement Award.

Update: Children’s Garden

June 28, 2016

h.o.w? team helps paint some new library shelves, delivers 100 pounds of school supplies, conducts some fun activities with preschoolers, and can’t wait to return!

Maji Mazuri

June 24, 2016

Our special needs team rocked it this week. It was a hard placement. But God provided peace and safety and courage.

‘Home’ to Kinangop

June 19, 2016

Coming “home” to Kinangop, the high country plateau where our h.o.w? Ministry widows live, is always a happy affair as team members who have been before are reunited with the women and children who have won their hearts, and new team members are quickly surrounded and embraced.

Mothers, daughters arrive in Kenya

June 13, 2016

Nine people from h.o.w? Ministry have arrived in Kenya for a two-week mission trip, including three mother-daughter teams, two others who are mothers, and another who is a daughter working together to help empower women, save children, and raise families out of poverty.

5k race draws 100+ participants

May 7, 2016

More than 100 supporters gathered on beautiful sunny Saturday morning May 7, 2016, for the annual h.o.w? Ministry 5K Run/Walk for “The Least of These”

save the date! sign up, help sponsor our 5K run/walk May 7

March 10, 2016

Plan now to participate in our annual 5K run/walk for “the least of these” to help fund our missions. Our 2016 event is scheduled for Saturday, May 7, at LaCroix Church.

Update: 31 days, 7 acres, $105,000

March 8, 2016

We’re expanding thanks to the generosity of donors and numbers that line up perfectly with God’s plan. God often steps in when you take a leap of faith.

Update: CuCu

February 21, 2016

CuCu, the oldest of the h.o.w? widows and one the funniest, too, is hospitalized, and we are glad to hear she is improving.


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