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

Learn more about Kenya

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

View Post

📷 What Am I?

You saw the above picture in your email or in a social media post, and we asked if you knew what it was. What you were seeing was a part…
View Post
Share
View Post

The Cost of Poverty: What I Learned in Kenya

I sat in the vehicle roughly bumping along the dirt road as we crept through the Kenyan slum. Not wanting to forget anything, I pulled out my notebook and scribbled…
View Post
Share
View Post

In Spite of the Destruction, She is Determined

We met Margaret in the village of Natoot in Kenya. Margaret is a mother of five, with three daughters and two sons. Despite her age, Margaret is a determined young…
View Post
Share
View Post

Farming in Turkana: God Sent This Farm to Redeem Us

Nancy was born and raised in a Kenyan village known as “gold.” The village stood along the Lodwar Kakuma road, where the occupants mined, you guessed it, gold. Despite living in what sounds like a lucrative community, Nancy’s family was poor.  They were so poor that…
View Post
Share
View Post

Coronavirus Pushes Slum Residents into Deeper Poverty

Emily and her family share toilets and one water faucet with 19 other families.   In a time of COVID-19, where good sanitation and social distancing are critically important, just imagine…
View Post
Share
View Post

Video: Combatting COVID-19 Hunger in Kenya

Hunger has been one of the biggest, harshest secondary effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in developing nations like Kenya. “Children don’t even understand; they know there’s COVID, but when they’re…
View Post
Share