Civilization: It’s the distance between man and his waste

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What does the word ‘wash’ mean to you? A good scrub? Yes, that’s one way of viewing it but it’s not the only one: extend it into WASH – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene! We take it for granted that everyone understands the importance of hygiene but you’d actually be surprised at how little people fully . . . → Read More: Civilization: It’s the distance between man and his waste

Sex, Drugs and Rock n’ Roll. We discuss all these with our adolescents

OVC Lifeskills Workshop 4-15

If you are a parent or relative of a pubescent or teenage child, then you know all too well the importance of educating and equipping them with knowledge on puberty /adolescence, sex and sexuality, HIV/ AIDS and STIs, stress and stress management, peer pressure and, drugs and drug abuse. Like you, we are constantly faced . . . → Read More: Sex, Drugs and Rock n’ Roll. We discuss all these with our adolescents

Our Childrens’ Custodians are worth hailing. They’re organized and caring.

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There are many things that we love about Twana Twitu and of course ranking top is the children that we serve. But right next to them is a precious lot of folk: the custodians that make our work possible in the very first place. They are the grandparents who cook meals for our children, who ensure . . . → Read More: Our Childrens’ Custodians are worth hailing. They’re organized and caring.

Healthy Body, Healthy Life! Our Zumba/Bouje Class

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“Take care of your body. It is the only place you have to live,” once said American businessman, Jim Rohn. But how many of us really do? We often time start a routine – or a diet – and within no time find ourselves slipping back into old, bad habits such as over indulgence and laziness. . . . → Read More: Healthy Body, Healthy Life! Our Zumba/Bouje Class

Say NO to Child Abuse…We Do!

If you are as passionate about children as we are, then you can relate to the anger that we feel when we are notified about a child being unnecessarily punished or beaten. In our case, it is especially painful since these children are already vulnerable. When we learned about from Karung’a village in Enziu sub location . . . → Read More: Say NO to Child Abuse…We Do!

Open Day with our kids

Because our children are spread across several consittencies in Kitui County and most of them are in school, it is only during the school holidays that we get the chance to meet with them as a group. During these visits, which we usually hold at the Migwani Primary School, we relax, update ourselves on what’s been . . . → Read More: Open Day with our kids

Once in a while, our big kids come home. YIPPEE!!

Nothing gives us more pride than getting visits from our “big kids,” the ones who have completed secondary school and successfully entered university. It makes up pat ourselves on the back for having done a good job because we know that they will one day come back and help us develop our communities. Here, our Staff, . . . → Read More: Once in a while, our big kids come home. YIPPEE!!

We Give Goats to Give Life

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For several years now, we have strived hard to ensure that all our children infected with HIV have the nutritional support they require. As part of this effort, we procure and distribute dairy goats to every household that has caregivers living with HIV positive OVCs. So far, we have provided 79 households with diary goats.

In addition . . . → Read More: We Give Goats to Give Life

In Celebration of Christmas, we sang, danced and feasted woes away

Christmas was GREAT!  Thanks to our well-wishers, our little ones had a wonderful time carrying and consuming plates that were bigger than them.  It was a day of physical and spiritual feasting.

For the average child, and particularly those in the Western World, Christmas is that time of year when the cities are lit with holiday cheer – lights, music and Santa’s gifts galore – and when a Wish List is met. It is a time when parents spoil their children and make up for lengthy hours . . . → Read More: In Celebration of Christmas, we sang, danced and feasted woes away

As we send off new kids to college, we get a most heartwarming ‘thank you!’

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I am Alex Kasina Mumbi from Mwingi South Constituency, aged 23 years. When I lost my parents, I was left under care of my grandmother and later, an illness rendered her bed ridden.

As a school dropout, all I thought left was to pave a way for my fate and destiny to take cause. Later . . . → Read More: As we send off new kids to college, we get a most heartwarming ‘thank you!’