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A Note from one of our Sponsor Families

We have been sponsoring B, a young girl from CBCH, for four years. We receive regular letters, photos and drawings from her and in turn we write back to share a little about our family and about life and events in the UK. Abi (13) loves to hear from someone who lives in a very […]

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A Taste of Leaving Home

Leaving home and going to college is often a landmark experience for young people in the UK. We wondered if it was any different in Kisumu. Let CBCH leaver Samuel share his reactions with us. “I have joined Kisumu Polytechnic and I would like to tell you that in College one feels like they are […]

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Philemon’s Ordination

We are so happy to tell you that Philemon, the manager of CBCH, has just been ordained as he continues his great work in the Lord’s service. It was a very special day and great achievement by Philemon. The proud CBCH boys with dad Philemon are Jacob Owino, Kevin Omondi & Samuel Orowe. Other photos […]

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Recent visit to the local Primary School, Kisumu

Alice, the headteacher was currently looking after 720 children (650 a year ago), of which 25% were orphans. Was the number of orphans in the Kisumu County area increasing? Yes, she said, as HIV continued to wreak havoc in many lives. Our trustee remarked to Philemon that fewer children seemed to be sleeping on the […]

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High speed internet access will fuel entrepreneurialism

What sort of future will our children be facing when they leave the shelter of CBCH? In the last 8 years, high speed internet has arrived in Kenya. With unemployment in 2009 at 40%, the pessimists grumbled that what Kenya needed was jobs, not technology. But access to the internet has proved transformative leading to […]

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John Troon’s Story

I was born in November of 1994, three years after the popular Kenyan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Robert Ouko was killed, and I was named after the white man from Britain, “John Troon”, who came to investigate the crime. “My dad died when I was five and I still don’t know the cause of […]

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Catherine’s Story

“Hi! Thank God for bringing me this far. My name is Catherine Atieno, a girl 13 years of age born on 3rd of January 2000. I have a sister (Mary Aoko, 16 years old) in Sinaga girls grade 10. I lost my parents in the year 2000 and 2001 respectively, (mother and father). Am currently […]

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The New Poultry house

We’re really happy to be able to show you our New Poultry house at CBCH which has just been completed. We hope the chicks will be arriving today (Friday 5th May) so we will happily bring you pictures of those when they have arrived. The children are excited and we can’t wait to see them […]

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Annual General Meeting 2017

Annual Review at St Luke’s Church, Watford. 30th September 2017 2.30pm – 4.00pm with tea following. For the first time our AGM is in the afternoon rather than the morning. Please book the date in your diaries. This is a fantastic opportunity to find out what’s going on and to meet the team.

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