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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Finding New Family and a Fresh Start

Remmy, an entrepreneur and mother of three, lives in the densely- populated Huruma slums on the outskirts of Nairobi. Several years ago, she joined a Savings For Life (SFL) group with only 14 members. Now…
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A Dream Come True

Twenty-four-year-old Geoffrey Ade, is the Youth Development Officer for FKF (Football Kenya Federation), a position that puts him in charge of all the youth players in the Kenyan national football teams.
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Education: the most powerful weapon against poverty

Elika had a difficult upbringing, filled with many setbacks. Had she not received support from the local church or a Bright Hope scholarship, her story may have turned out very differently.
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