Kenya Projects

Huruma Dolor Orphanage Spring 2019

A Month at Huruma Rene, Ethan, Vanessa and I traveled to Kenya for an extended mission trip. We left home on February 3 and arrived back on March 8, 2019. While much gospel work was...

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Journal Excerpts from Kenya Mission Trip 2019 (author Rene Smith)

January 28, Monday Michael is really sick with head cold/flu symptoms since coming home from Ghana. Please pray for his healing and protection for the rest of us. He pressed out to service...

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Huruma Dolor Orphanage Trip—July 2018

In conjunction with a mission trip in July 2018 to Kenya (read more), I was at Huruma for many days. During this time, two groups, numbering eleven, traveled to Huruma from Germany under the guidance...

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Army Worm Report

The fall army worm is threatening Kenya’s food security. In two seasons, the pest has destroyed thousands of hectors of maize plantations in the north. Bro. Peter says they had some of the...

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Huruma Dolor Orphanage Update

  Feb 5— What a blessing the new tables will be. Sitting in chairs for dinner! Step by step great change occurs. Feb 21— A drastic loss occurred when disease killed all the pigs but one...

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Huruma Primary School Update

In October, we began construction on a new primary school building for Huruma. The old one was very dilapidated with poor lighting and many of the rooms were temporary structures where quality is...

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Huruma Primary School Project

Construction of a new primary school began this fall at Huruma. Due to dilapidation and unsanitary conditions of the old school, the government has been pressing hard for a new structure. The cost...

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Build a School

Huruma Orphanage/ Build a School

This month, we have begun the planning stage of the primary school construction project. An architect has been hired and funds supplied to pay for the many different government approvals. Shortly,...

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Huruma March 2017

Huruma Orphanage Update

Dear friends and sponsors of Huruma Orphanage, I trust that this letter finds you well and most of all encouraged in the Lord. I am frequently reminded of when Jesus looked on the multitude and was...

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Build a School

Build a Classroom

  The Huruma Orphanage Primary School is in very poor condition. Many of the classrooms are made out of mud and sticks with a plaster finish on the outside. The walls are cracking and the...

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Secondary School Completion

It is with much thanksgiving that we report the completion of the Huruma Secondary School building. There was a great need to have a school on site to educate the orphans so that they would not have...

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Girl’s Dorm Addition – Huruma Orphanage

The upper story has been completed for the older girls to have their own dorm. It is going to be so good for them to get out of the open temporary mud structure building they were in. The government...

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