Our Video Link is a Reality

By | 2017-07-13T16:39:27+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Blog, Stories from Kenya|

This may be one the most mind-blowing moments of our project. The day the video link went live really can’t tell the story of the eight years prior. Eight years of planning, talking, being told how ridiculous our plan was; Anne-Marie being turned away from meetings because she was a ‘silly woman’ and yet the

Why is play important?

By | 2017-05-25T22:50:55+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Blog, Stories from Kenya|

You might see a lot of photos with our children playing, swimming, dancing and there is a really good reason for that! When we first started working with our boys, it was when they lived very tough and dangerous lives on the streets of town. I had always had a want to work with these

Beatings and Burnings

By | 2017-04-11T14:51:21+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Blog, Stories from Kenya|

Sitting at breakfast this trip has been a joy. We have taken two boys from our older Kings house with us each morning. It gives me a way of ensuring I spend time with them all, as I have a crazy busy agenda while I’m here. It has other impacts to. Many of the boys

Safari Mwema 2017

By | 2017-03-13T17:52:41+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Blog, Stories from Kenya, Supporters|

I am not sure where to start with this post.  It is long overdue.. It should have come months ago when Laura from Asante Adventures started ‘Safari Mwema’ for Rafiki Mwema.  It should have come while all of the wonderful participants where busy working hard raising funds to reach their $2000 target or perhaps it

How did we get our 6 new boys and why?

By | 2017-01-19T20:35:59+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Blog, Stories from Kenya|

There are so many things I could tell you about walking around Nakuru town. It’s a busy colourful and bustling place with so many local traditions and sights, but also some real indicators that the area is encouraging tourists. There are several coffee shops which attract mainly European customers, which bring much needed income into

Go live your dream young man

By | 2017-01-18T20:00:43+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Blog, Stories from Kenya|

Please bear with me while I share with you some wonderful wonderful news. One of our very traumatised young men has been accepted to catering college. To say his journey has been tough is simply not enough. He has faced more in his 17 years than you could imagine.

Dr Dan Hughes Visits Rafiki Mwema

By | 2016-12-14T07:52:49+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Blog, Stories from Kenya|

Dan Hughes has been to visit our project in Kenya! That is simply huge and I can’t quite believe it has happened! Dan is the guy who developed Dyadic Developmental Practice and travel the world as a prolific and entertaining speaker. He has written many books and has changed the concept of how to support

Broken, scared and grieving

By | 2016-09-27T09:52:58+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Blog, Stories from Kenya|

*Lacey has such a special place in the heart of Rafiki Mwema. She was the first child to arrive through our doors from the remand centre over 5 years ago, a malnourished baby girl, covered in cuts ringworm and sores. To say she was strong willed was an understatement – she was bossy, cross and