Development in Kenya continues to face challenges due to corruption, high unemployment, violent unrest, crime and poverty. Rural communities as well as city slums experience a lack of clean water and sanitation, and many do not have access to adequate education or economic opportunities.


of the population in Kenya is living below the international poverty line of $1.25 a day.


of the population in Kenya is unemployed.

2.6 million

children in Kenya are orphans; 1 million of these children were orphaned by HIV/AIDS.

The power of the local church.

Bright Hope partners with the local, in-country church to meet the basic and spiritual needs of the extreme poor in Kenya and move them toward self-sustainability.

In Kenya, the local, in-country church is providing:

Your generous gift of any amount will assist the local, in-country church as they bring Hope to the extreme poor in Kenya.

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Stories of Hope and Transformation

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One Meal Leads to Big Dreams

One Meal Leads to Big Dreams

Monday, March 13, 2017

Nairobi, Kenya – Joy Primary School in Mathare Valley looks a lot like any school around the world at lunchtime. At exactly a quarter to one everyday, students line up tightly clutching their plates and spoons, eagerness clearly displayed across their faces. Class by class they are served and carefully make their way to join their friends to eat their hot nutritious meals as they chat away before the bell rings to get them back to class.  

Sabina: Single-Mother, Businesswoman, Leader

Sabina: Single-Mother, Businesswoman, Leader

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Nairobi, Kenya – In the heart of the Mathare Valley slum, 40-year-old Sabina takes great pride in narrating her painstaking journey of resilience in the face of poverty as a struggling businesswoman. It has been a daunting task as a single mother to provide for her 5-year-old son; a responsibility she does not take lightly.

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty, One Student at a Time

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty, One Student at a Time

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Nairobi, Kenya – Six hundred thousand people packed into one square mile. Rampant crime, prostitution and alcoholism permeate the narrow streets. Inhabitants struggle to find clean water and sanitation facilities, while access to medical care or a quality education remain a far off dream. This is the Mathare Valley Slum. In this harsh reality is where Dorothy was born, with countless obstacles in her path right from the start. 


Hope in Kenya in 2016

19 Churches

7 Pastor Supported

51 Received Job Training

15 Jobs Created

1,012 Microfinance Recipients

371 School Scholarships

257,400 meals served

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