10 Years Ago Today

10 Years Ago -Alyssa Magnusson, FIKISHA Co-founder May 28, 2009: A group of 13 students and one professor from Concordia University were boarding a plane, not sure what the next 2 months would hold, but holding a strong desire to know how God worked around the world and to serve in love. We knew the trip[…]

Spreading the Love with Teen Girls

Spreading the Love with Teen Girls When beautiful hearts come together great things are bound to happen. At the beginning of April, we held a special event at Dagorretti Girls Rehabilitation Center. Normally the team visits 1-2 times per month for games, mentoring, and group discussions. This special day brought a buzz of activities-Food, laughter and[…]

Camp Transformations

Update from Moses, our Communications Director That guy beside me (Mwangi) had lived on the streets for quite a long time. He had abused most of the drugs substances, slept outside in the cold for years, fought some war to save himself and install his authority within his gang. Last year November after #FIKISHACamp his main goal[…]

School Makes All the Difference

School Makes All the Difference All children have the right to an education, yet often school systems do not accommodate highly vulnerable street children who may need it the most. Street children are routinely denied the opportunity to grow and develop through education due to a variety of barriers including discrimination and suspicion, unacceptability, and[…]

Purpose Meets Determination

  Purpose Meets Determination Human nature is driven by five basic needs: love and belonging, survival, power, freedom and fun. In most cases when love and a sense of belonging are taken away what is left behind can merely sustain you. You cannot thrive. Love has a way of transforming lives. Meet Kevin Kiasi, or[…]