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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We are home from Kenya! I have loads of photos/videos/letters updates to orphan profiles...lots of information I will be sharing with you donors. It will take some time. We are wrapping up Project Christmas Blessing and going into Christmas preparations in the congregation. I'll work through it all as quickly as possible but I'm trying to exercise restraint so I have energy for all the other tasks at hand as well. Thank you for your patience. I'm also jet lagging which is why I'm posting at 2:30 a.m. :-) ... See MoreSee Less

We are home from Kenya! I have loads of photos/videos/letters updates to orphan profiles...lots of information I will be sharing with you donors. It will take some time. We are wrapping up Project Christmas Blessing and going into Christmas preparations in the congregation. Ill work through it all as quickly as possible but Im trying to exercise restraint so I have energy for all the other tasks at hand as well. Thank you for your patience. Im also jet lagging which is why Im posting at 2:30 a.m. :-)

These beautiful girls do not have a sponsor. Sponsorship is $60/month. Message us if you want to change a life through sponsorship! ... See MoreSee Less

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