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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How One Extraordinary Teacher Brought Hope to a Slum

How One Extraordinary Teacher Brought Hope to a Slum

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

If you walk into Mathare Community Outreach (MCO) Joy Primary School in Mathare Slum during break time, you will hear laughter and excitement coming from children playing in the hilly and uneven grounds of the school. You will see shiny, blue-painted, iron sheet walled classrooms with newly cemented floors.  

Elika Learns to Stand Out in the Slum

Elika Learns to Stand Out in the Slum

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Nairobi, Kenya – Elika is much like most 23-year-old women around the world. As a college graduate, she dreams of attaining a master’s degree, getting a job and moving into her own place so she can be independent.   

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.  


Hope in Kenya in 2017

8 Churches

4 Pastor Supported

6 Received Job Training

16 Jobs Created

1,229 Microfinance Recipients

152 School Scholarships

235,080 meals served

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