āhuru mōwai

By |2019-05-07T22:17:29+11:00May 7th, 2019|Blog, Stories from Kenya|

Who remembers when a bunch of us hiked those (bloody!) mountains in New Zealand to raise funds to help us build a house for our girl *Elizabeth? Who also remembers when Constance Hall put up a fight to help us reach the target to finish the house? Well, we have been working very hard in Kenya

Feeding our Family in Town

By |2018-12-26T23:35:29+11:00December 26th, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya, Supporters|

We started our Christmas Day early in the morning where we walked around our community with our girls and our manager Eric and we gave food out to our poorest community members. Our children showed such kindness along with our manager Eric. We believe in doing our best to take care of our community

Rafiki Christmas 2018

By |2018-12-24T11:45:06+11:00December 23rd, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya, Supporters|

What a wonderful Christmas we were able to celebrate this year at Rafiki Mwema.   There are so many of you who have been involved with this process.. from sending gifts to Sarah or Anne Marie to bring over for presents or donating towards our Christmas Party and staff bonuses.   We enjoyed the

King’s Castle Opening {Part 3}

By |2018-09-21T14:18:50+11:00September 21st, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya, Supporters|

At last. THE day had arrived. It was the opening of our Kings Castle. It was unbelievable that in a few short hours ALL our boys and girls would live together at Doyle Farm. There’s not a day goes by that we are not eternally grateful to Noel & Kate Doyle for buying the farm and

King’s Castle Opening {Part 2}

By |2018-09-21T13:24:49+11:00September 21st, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya, Supporters|

Can you imagine the tension, the excitement the disbelief at Rafiki Mwema that Constance and her family were on their way! Walking into the big girls house with Constance when she arrived was simply eclectic. The love that she had simply poured out of her very being. The girls, all teenagers, simply calmed in

King’s Castle Opening {Part 1}

By |2018-09-21T12:53:28+11:00September 21st, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya, Supporters|

There was so much excitement in our houses about the opening of the King’s Castle. It had been a LONG time coming, with so many hidden expenses we thought it would never happen. Sarah, Anne-Marie and Natasha had arrived in Kenya ready to celebrate the big day. We thought we were the VIP’s but

He was a baby, beaten and hoping to die.

By |2018-04-25T05:51:22+11:00April 25th, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya|

Our young boy comes from one the most horrific backgrounds you could imagine, and the biggest miracle is that he survived the sadistic abuse that he lived through. He was the second born of 4 children. He had a very gentle loving Mama and his tortured face softens when he remembers tiny bits about his

a young man who life almost missed…

By |2018-02-16T19:00:41+11:00February 14th, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya|

Being in Kenya is always a roller coaster of emotion and none more than this trip. I find that I move from laughing to crying from moment to moment. Things are pretty full on at this moment and we face some tough decisions in the next few days – when that happens you can forget

Christmas Campaign 2017

By |2018-01-03T14:53:13+11:00January 3rd, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya, Supporters|

Feeling proud and emotional and missing our Kenyan family more than ever at this special time of year. After our ‘feed our family in town’ campaign yesterday, we had such a wonderful response from you all and it was recieved well in town and our boys enjoyed the day so much.