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    • Untitled February 22, 2013
      Originally posted on The Making of FIKISHA: Meet Johnny. Johnny is a street youth participating in FIKISHA’s Program Days. He doesn’t know anything about his family or even how old he is. He started living on the streets when he was a little kid. He also began using drugs then. He sleeps on the streets.…
    • Untitled February 15, 2013
      Kenya is estimated to host more than 300,000 children and youth on the street who engage in survival tactics that endanger their well being and that of the society. “Most of them are abused neglected exposed to criminal and gang activities suffer poor health due to  lifestyles and exposure to harsh environment,drug and substance abuse […]
    • Let’s Pray for Johnny January 12, 2013
      Meet Johnny, of all the streetboys that we are working with at FIKISHA,Fikisha Kenya he’s the most affected one. According to his friends he started using drugs when he was 6. He doesn’t know his age, doesn’t know his parents names, where they are or where they went. he can’t even tell if he has ever had […]

    • Having someone that cares can make all the difference. October 20, 2016
      Laying the Foundation Last week I was traveling upcountry for a friend’s memorial service. As we waited for the bus, I noticed four street kids roaming freely in town. Every once in a while, they would approach a matatu, but before they could get close to it, the passengers would close the windows. None of […]
    • Twelve years old, in jail, but not alone. October 5, 2016
      A story about Sylvia and Zainabu. Twice a month, FIKISHA makes a visitation to Dagoretti Children’s Remand Centre. This is a detention centre for girls serving jail terms for petty offenses. It’s one of 11 remand centres that we have in Kenya and the 2nd one for girls only. During our visitations, we conduct activities […]
    • Biggest Giving Day in History? December 2, 2015
      We have a day for shopping and cyber deals, but what about a day for giving? This #GivingTuesday aims to be the BIGGEST day of giving EVER! Yes, they are going for a Guinness World Record! Last year, more than 30,000 organizations in 68 countries came together to celebrate #GivingTuesday. Since its founding in 2012, […]
    • Update from Kenya – Sept 16th September 16, 2015
      Hi, This is Sam writing from Kenya! I’m here with Alyssa and we wanted to give a quick update our of time here. We arrived safely Sunday night and have been spending time with the the FIKISHA Kenya team. On Tuesday Alyssa and Frank led the Program for Street Youth and taught on the fruits […]