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.

This 4x8-foot banner commemorates the opening of our new center and is ready for transport to Kenya.

Summer 2018 update: A trip postponed, a new center, and lots of sheep!

July 6, 2018

We kicked off 2018 with our 4th Arise Women’s Conference in January with the dedication of our new Women’s Empowerment Center in Kinangop, where we learned about sheep, wool production and weaving, but we had to postpone our June mission trip.

Results for our 2018 5k run/walk on April 21

April 27, 2018

Results are in for our 2018 5K run/walk to benefit h.o.w? Ministry missions in Kenya.

2017 virtual safari soiree - giraffe Photo by Katie Treadway on Unsplash

Announcing our second Safari Soirée: This time, it’s virtual!

December 1, 2017

Help us expand our women’s empowerment program in Kinangop, Kenya, where our new headquarters will offer vital support and training.

Going up! Our new h.o.w? Ministry headquarters in Kinangop

October 20, 2017

Our 2016 Safari Soirée raised $30,000, enough for us to begin construction on a new building that will serve as our Kenya headquarters for h.o.w? Ministry and a place for our women to gather for prayer and fellowship. It will also be a working entrepreneurial facility.

Keziah joins about 100 participants for our 2017 5K run/walk on a beautiful morning

April 8, 2017

‘I’m so honored that you all came and gave out your time just to help for the ministry. It’s going to help a lot of the widows and kids…’

Updates: Monica, Elishifa, Milkah, Mary, Sammy

November 9, 2016

Please join us in welcoming new members to the women of h.o.w? Ministry: Monica and Elisihfa. We also have some updates about Milkah, Mary, and Sammy from our in-country coordinator Keziah Murugi.

Update: Rose’s new home

November 9, 2016

So excited to share the latest photos of Rose and her son and their new home!

More than 200 gather for Safari Soirée

September 25, 2016

Special guest Keziah Murugi answers the question, Why now?

Shades of Soul band members get into the theme of the event at our photo booth.

Safari Soirée Photo Gallery

September 25, 2016

Guests at the 2016 Safari Soiree enjoyed our Safari-themed photo booth and the music of Shades of Soul.

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!


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