Tag: empower

The Love of an Aunt
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The Love of an Aunt

This story begins with siblings Jennifer and Tazan living in a rural part of Kenya 8 hours drive from Nairobi. Their mother passed away and their father is in prison for life. Jennifer is eleven and in 2nd grade. Tazan is nine and is in 1st grade. Since their mother passed away a few years...

September 14, 2018September 14, 2018by
Baptism of 4 Graduates
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Baptism of 4 Graduates

Praise the Lord for 4 baptisms last week! What a great way to conclude our “Work for a Living” program for our recent MOHI graduates! This program helps graduates gain confidence in spiritual formation, job readiness, business skills, ethics, financial literacy, community service, and professionalism.

July 4, 2018July 17, 2018by
Building Turkana Homes
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Building Turkana Homes

Serving others means getting your hands dirty! This week in Turkana, Wallace & Mary joined partners from Eastside Christian Church and members of the community to build homes for families of MOHI students. What a blessing for the Napuu community!

June 30, 2018October 8, 2018by
God Has Been So Faithful
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God Has Been So Faithful

For a special event in 2017 we made this video featuring Wallace and Mary Kamau telling the MOHI story: from our humble beginnings to all that God is doing today to transform lives in urban Nairobi slums and remote villages of Kenya. Recently we decided to re-edit it down to share with you! Enjoy seeing...

May 31, 2018July 17, 2018by
Individualized Education Plans
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Individualized Education Plans

This little girl now has an IEP! The education department has been hard at work developing Individualized Education Plans (IEP’s) for the special education students at Pangani. Her IEP empowers all the stakeholders in her life, both at home and at MOHI, to be united in setting and helping her achieve her educational and behavioral...

May 22, 2018July 17, 2018by
Working Together in CHE Groups
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Working Together in CHE Groups

At MOHI’s core, we strive to empower people. Poverty makes people feel powerless to do anything. MOHI encourages Community Health Evangelism (CHE) groups where people come together, pool their resources, and discover how they can provide for their families themselves.

April 4, 2018July 17, 2018by
Special Needs Sports Day
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Special Needs Sports Day

Thank you to our partners at Parkview Christian Church whose mission team helped host a very special sports day for those in our communities with special needs! The games were adapted so that all our athletes could participate! Their moms were blessed to be able to see their children loving all of the attention. It...

March 13, 2018July 17, 2018by
First Class Graduates from Napuu Skills Training
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First Class Graduates from Napuu Skills Training

The majority of Turkana County residents lack basic necessities of life, like sustainable food sources, access to quality health care, education, and clean water. The poverty rate in Turkana County is approximately 94%, and only 18% of the population can read and write.* MOHI responded to these needs by starting Napuu resource center in Lodwar,...

April 27, 2016March 19, 2018by
Empowering Mathare Families to Prevent Fires
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Empowering Mathare Families to Prevent Fires

Last week, Missions of Hope International’s (MOHI) Community Health Evangelism (CHE) trainers and other staff members participated in a week-long fire safety and prevention training presented by the Nairobi County Fire Department. As part of the training, our staff learned how to use different types of fire extinguishers and applied their training by extinguishing a...

March 25, 2015March 20, 2018by