Huruma Orphanage

Huruma Dolor (Kiswahili for “compassionate molding”) was founded by Peter Akweyona in 2005 with a vision to provide a loving, Christian environment for homeless children in Kenya. Africa Mission & Beyond began assisting this small, native-run orphanage in 2009. The children were loved, but due to lack of funds, they were living in unsanitary conditions and not receiving proper nutrition.

AMB has partnered with Huruma and assists them with basic necessities, capital improvements, education, and self-sustainability projects. The complex has grown due to the sacrifice of donors and volunteers. Huruma is now home to over 100 orphans and educates approximately 500 children. AMB finished building a secondary school at Huruma in 2016. The primary school at the orphanage is one of the best schools in the district and continues to outperform surrounding schools.

Monthly financial needs are continual as the staff at Huruma provides and ministers to these orphans. Many of these children were neglected, abused, and had no hope. It is through the sacrifice of donors that AMB is able to give help and hope to these hurting children.


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This sibling pair was brought to the orphanage by officials. Their last parent died of chest cancer and they went door to door begging food from the neighbors. They are so afraid and lost. Pray for them in this brand new environment to find security and have peace in their little hearts. They had no clothing so they arrived in loaned clothes which is why the little boy has half girl's clothing. Bro. Peter has to stay at the compound until they are asleep at night before going home right now. ... See MoreSee Less

This sibling pair was brought to the orphanage by officials. Their last parent died of chest cancer and they went door to door begging food from the neighbors. They are so afraid and lost. Pray for them in this brand new environment to find security and have peace in their little hearts. They had no clothing so they arrived in loaned clothes which is why the little boy has half girls clothing. Bro. Peter has to stay at the compound until they are asleep at night before going home right now.Image attachment

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Bless their little hearts! So thankful they've been "found"!

So sad. Wish I could bro g them home with me!

Another sad story. We are so blessed.

Meet Princess Diana. Yes, she goes by the name Princess! Her parents died of cancer and she survived by going door to door in the community begging for food until the authorities brought her to Huruma. You can become a sponsor to Princess for $15 a week. ... See MoreSee Less

Meet Princess Diana. Yes, she goes by the name Princess! Her parents died of cancer and she survived by going door to door in the community begging for food until the authorities brought her to Huruma. You can become a sponsor to Princess for $15 a week.

Primary school is still shut down at the orphanage due to Covid-19. Land is still being plowed and planted for this season. The tractor needed new front tires and some major repairs done, so funds were sent this month to help them get the tractor in better working condition. The guest house at the orphanage had some damage done inside due to leaks, so we are having to replace the ceiling. If the proper supplies and workers can be found, the bathroom also needs some renovation.
We appreciate all the sponsors who are helping take care of the orphan children financially. The needs continue to be greater at Huruma because of a lack of local donations within Kenya, but God has supplied the needs thus far. We thank God.
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Praying for the needs in Kenya!🙏🙏

Thank you for the update. 🙏🏻

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