Celebrating Two High School Graduates

This year we are happy to celebrate two additional high school graduates, Edward and Ellis.  Both boys are extremely smart and talented and true examples that life circumstances do not define who you were created to be.  This fall we are very proud of how hard each of the boys have worked to maintain high marks and we pray that the results of their final exams (results will be released in February) will be high enough to give both boys the opportunity for a University Education. Ellis came into the care of our Kenyan partners, Fred and Alice, in 2009 after the riots that ensued during the 2007 Kenyan Election Violence.  Edward started his life in the slums of Nairobi working odd jobs during the day and scrounging for food at night to help care for his younger brother, Joseph.  He wanted nothing more than to attend school.  Here is Edward’s story in his own words – Hi, my name is Edward. My parents are among the leading people who brought light into my life. This light almost went off when they divorced and my father fell into drinking. I joined school at an old age and I had no […]