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:

7

Churches supported

107

Received job training

600

Received clean water

679

School scholarships 

746

Savings members

6,649

Lives impacted

45,240

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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The Tomatoes That Paid Daniel’s School Fees, a True Story

Meet 18–year-old Daniel Emoni, a young man who smiles brightly as he shares his story. He’s the fourth born in a family with five children. Daniel and his younger brother live with their mother, Maria Apem, in the Natoot village in northern…
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Hannington’s Faith

Kenya – Hannington, a thirteen-year-old boy with an easy smile and a confident demeanor, lives in the Mathare Valley slum in Nairobi with his mother and younger brother. His mother…
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“Reading Eggs” Hatch Hope in Mathare Slum

“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.”  Do you recognize one of the greatest opening lines from this popular book? Learning to read opens up doors into…
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