Kenya

 Development in Kenya continues to face challenges due to corruption, high unemployment, violent unrest, crime and poverty. 

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, Bright Hope and our Allies are currently doing this amazing work:

8

Churches supported

4

Pastors supported

6

Received job training

16

Jobs created

1,229

Microfinance recipients

152

School scholarships 

235,080

Meals served

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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.

43.4%

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

40%

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.

Stories of Hope and Transformation

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Latest updates on the coronavirus, quarantine, and Bright Hope partner churches

Over two months ago, life as we knew it came to an abrupt halt. People are finally settling into a new normal. Coronavirus quarantine restrictions are loosening. What does this…
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Food Vouchers Help Combat Coronavirus Hunger in Kenya

With schools closed in Kenya, the staff at our partner schools have lost both their source of income to support their families, as well as a main means of getting…
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Farming in Drought-Ridden Turkana Brings Hope!

Victory! Hope! Huge, fresh leafy greens! The Turkana people have long endured cycles of starvation and famine, but now all of that is changing! They have a sustainable source of…
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Kenya Update: “People are getting more and more desperate”

“In normal times, life is quite difficult and challenging, it’s gotten even more difficult at this time,” writes our staff in Kenya. Kenya currently has 296 confirmed COVID-19 cases and…
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Social Distancing? Impossible in a Place Like Mathare Valley

As COVID-19 has crept into almost every country across the globe, much of the same prevention advice can be heard regardless of what country you call home—whether it’s the United…
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COVID-19 Update from Two Pastors in the Slums of Nairobi

Pastor Victor leads a church in the Mathare Valley slum outside of Nairobi, Kenya. He shared with us that members of his church are scared. Mathare is already congested and…
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