Archive | July, 2016

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Throwback Thursday- Franco

I met Franco in 2011. He was living in a nearby slum with his family. His mother was a regular attender of a women’s bible study that some of the member of my team lead and Franco came with her to the meetings. One day we went to visit them at home and were shocked […]

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Lillian Updates

We have been making frequent visits to Lillian’s home to check on her progress. Last Sunday afternoon we headed down to visit her. I had talked to her mom the day before and brought her a couple medications to help manage her pain and hopefully help her get a night sleep. I checked her vitals […]

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The Kijabe Clinic

Today the doctors from Kijabe came to town for their monthly clinic. We brought Dinah and Jabal along for their post surgery check-ups and also brought Manu Kipruto, Rooney, Margaret and Grace for follow-up appointments. Manu had a bit of a rough time last week and so we brought him to get checked up. He […]

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New Friends in Mount Elgon

  In January I went with a visiting team to a part of Mount Elgon called Kapsokwony to do an eye clinic. I talked to Pastor Vincent, the pastor of the church where the clinic was held, about carving out a day to go and meet more kids in his community. So last week we […]

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Meet Emmanuel Kipruto

I am a little behind on introducing new members of PKC. Emmanuel, Manu for short, has been with us since April. I first met Emmanuel at a clinic in Kitale. His mother had taken him for a checkup to make sure that his shunt was working and didn’t have the money to be able to get him […]

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Throwback Thursday- Manu Juma

  I will never forget the first day that I saw Manu. It was late at night and we had rushed Willy to Sister Freda’s hospital after he had 15 seizures in one day. One my way out some people brought in an unconscious boy that they had found lying on the side of the […]

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Summer Volunteers

This summer we have had many guests coming in and out of Kitale. It’s great having so many people around the house and the kids love having more friends to play with. It’s great for them to know that they are loved and that people will take the time to travel all that way to […]

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Meet Caleb

A few weeks ago I got some messages from a missionary in Nakuru (a town about 4 hours away from Kitale) about a child who had been abandoned at the hospital 9 months ago. The social worker at the hospital was working with her to find a placement for him locally and they couldn’t find […]

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