On the Trail: The Stories They Tell

On the Trail: The Stories They Tell

  On the Trail: The Stories They Tell Late last month Sharon Kisawa went out with fellow classmates to film a documentary titled “Looking for Sunshine,” which highlights the plight and success stories of Kenya’s street children. The film crew first met up with Isaac, a high school student who used to ply the streets[…]

Sticking Together As Family

Sticking Together As Family

  Sticking Together As Family In African culture death brings people together. It is the time when you need family’s love and strength the most. Family isn’t always about blood relations. Family is the people that surround you when you laugh so hard that your stomach hurts. Family is when you can let your tears flow freely,[…]

School Makes All the Difference

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

  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[…]

Walking in Faith

Walking in Faith

Walking in Faith Walking through the streets of Kawangware, you never know what to expect. Mothers, fathers, traders, beggars, street children and the peddlers all have hidden stories. It is our delight to hear them all. In most cases, people involved in criminal activity in the community are weary to share their story, dare they[…]