Our Kargi center is in Marsabit, Northeastern Kenya and is home to approximately 2,064 households. Approximately 92% of residents are impoverished, and only approximately 26% can read and write.
The major religions in this community are Islam, Christianity, and African indigenous religions. Their main economic activities include tending to livestock and small-scale businesses. Some of the challenges in the community include; droughts, unemployment, drug addiction (tobacco, miraa and alcohol) illiteracy, teenage pregnancies, female genital mutilation and school dropout.
The center continues to grow steadily. In addition to providing education, our social workers reaches out to the community and evangelizes to individuals, families, and groups. New believers are referred to CITAM (Christ is The Answer Ministry) church which partners with Missions of Hope International.
Since the establishment of the MOHI center, the community has experienced remarkable improvements in security, household income and sanitation.