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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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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How One Extraordinary Teacher Brought Hope to a Slum

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.
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