Archive | November, 2015

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Meet Gracie

  Gracie is a sweet little six year old who I met in a part of town called Birunda when I went to visit Victor and Manu’s parents who both live in the area. Her mother, Anna, had told me about her daughter a few times and one day she brought her to meet us. I […]

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Throwback Thursday- Lavender

Lavender was the third child to move to Precious Kids Center. We had met her at a meeting with the local chief of her area. At the time her father had gone away to work and had been gone for almost a year without having any contact with his family. Christine, Lavender’s mother, had three […]

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While I was talking to the doctor Junior was trying his best to pretend she wasn't there. He is still always nervous about a surprise injection.

The Kijabe Clinic

Today was a very busy day. The doctors from Cure Hospital and Kijabe Mission Hospital came to Kitale for a clinic. They send out their doctors who are specialized in spinal and orthopedic deformities as well as specialists in Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida to assess the children in rural areas. Not only is it convenient […]

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Zablon and his friends in town

Meet Zablon

Most days when I go to town my car is immediately swarmed by anywhere from five to fifteen boys that live in the streets of Kitale. Most of them have parents, but for whatever reason they run away to town because being homeless is better than their situation at home. It’s heart breaking to see […]

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Rose and Collins

My eyes have recently been opened to a new challenge that parents of children with disabilities face. I’ve seen, heard and experienced many of these struggles firsthand, but during the August holiday there was an incident with Rose, one of our students at Precious Kids School, that broke my heart. Rose is twenty years old, her […]

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Cyril relaxing in her favorite spot.

Throwback Thursday- Cyril

  I met Cyril in January of 2012. It was the time in my life where God was putting the plans in motion to begin Precious Kids Center. At that point, I didn’t know many kids with disabilities living in Kitale because of the stigma and shame that many of the parents feel causes them […]

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