Thursday, 26 March 2009

Several Activities (L): IV - VISITORS

David W. Saving, Executive Director of CHILDREN’S CHRISTIAN CONCERN SOCIETY – CCCS, from Kansas, USA, and Steve Hartwig visited Nairobi March 1st to 9th. “Sharing the Love of Christ through Christian Education” is the CCCS motto. “Learning of a loving Savior is life changing; education is a path out of poverty.” - To know more about CCCS go to:

Heart to Heart Orphan Children Center (HHOCC) workers took them to visit Veronica’s school in Kawangware, where some orphans receive support through HHOCC.

The nursery children are all in one classroom.

Two children from the school.

There is also one room class for the 1st to the 5th grade

– David shared the love of Jesus with the children, telling them a story.

Beata, Mary and Sylvester with children sponsored by HHOCC.

New furniture for the classes was manufactured outside the school.

– After the school, we visited the Orphans Feeding Program ongoing in the Kawangware Church. David shared a Bible Truth with them too.

– 35 children are enrolled in the program, receiving a plate of food once a day from Monday to Friday. (In the line to receive the food).

Mosa and Douglas, two youth leaders in Kawangware, are the cooks.

Receiving the lunch.

Eating, after the prayer.

The Shower/Water Project planned for the Homeless Boys was shown to David.

The water tank is already there, waiting for the building.

The IHV/AIDS infected women came also to spend a moment with David. They have weekly meetings, when the Word of God is shared with them and they make handcrafts and learn about personal and family healthcare.

After lunch, we visited Kibera Lutheran School. 126 children attend the school now, half of them with scholarship from some entities.

Pastor Dennis Meeker and the teachers explained to David how the school was recovered and is growing after it was burnt down during the post-election violence.

On Sunday David shared an experience about faith with the Sunday School Children at UHLC (English and Swahili Services).


March 11th: Rev. Daniel Lai JP, SIL International – Partnership Coordinator, brought four youth from New Jersey, USA, to see partnership possibilities. ( - - - ) - They visited Kibera Slum first, guided by HHOCC people.

In the middle of the slum, the most common, beautiful flower in Nairobi: the bougainvilleas.

The principal of the school welcomed the group.

Rev. David and the children.

– After Kibera, they visited Kawangware too, just during the Feeding Program. – The children washing their hands before they receive the food.

Receiving a plate of food.

Doing the daily register of attendance.

The visitors brought little notebooks, pencils and some candies for the children.

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