Giving work to local women, tutoring for exams and fish farming

New pictures from Hope Children’s Home in Kitale

Local women are hired to begin preparing the soil for planting of the 2013 maize crop.  Not only does our farm provide food for the children in our care, it also provides income for the local community. Maize planting 2013Orphanage Director, Fred Afwai, arranged for a friend from Nairobi to come to the local school where the grade 8 children attend to tutor the class and teachers on study habits and best approaches to taking the Kenyan National Exam in the Fall that will determine their secondary school placement. KCPE Exam TutorHaving some fun on a day off from school.  Love these kids…and we see some neighbor kids have joined the fun too! April 2013Dropping nets in one of the fish ponds to check on the progress of the growing tilapia crop. Checking the Fish 4-2013

One thought on “Giving work to local women, tutoring for exams and fish farming

  1. Awesome Kelly. I love how the circle of labor touches everyone in the community. From the women getting paid to farm to the children in the school. God is using you and Light Up Hope in amazing ways. It all gets back to the children. That’s what I love. joan

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