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How long do you sponsor a child for?

You would normally sponsor a child until they are 18 years old. Many of our sponsors like to keep in touch beyond that age and in to adulthood which is absolutely fine if you would like to do that. We encourage a long term relationship because it is great for you and for the child […]

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Working and Earning in Kisumu

For any child leaving home, it is a challenging world to find a job when you have just qualified and have no commercial experience. When the  children at CBCH leave home they have the added difficulty that jobs are very scarce in Kisumu and any job they are qualified for will have immense amounts of […]

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12 uplifting Bible verses for your Christmas cards

‘Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel (which means, God with us).’ Matthew 1.23 (ESV) ‘The Word became a human being and, full of grace and truth, lived among us. We saw his glory, the glory which he received as the Father’s only Son.’ John 1.14 […]

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Alternative Family Care

The Alternative Family Care system is a program endorsed by the Kenyan government and managed by regional Children’s Departments.  Its focus is keeping children in or returning children to their families and natal homes.  The Government wants local communities to take greater care of the children born in to them. Clearly much work is being […]

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September 2018 Visit

Two of our trustees Mike and Katherine Dare visited the CBCH home in Kisumu in September.  It was the first time they had been for a while and so they wanted to catch up with lots of our friends, children and past children of the CBCH home whilst they were there.  They certainly packed a […]

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School shoes appeal

4 miles a day on rough stony ground there is little remaining of our children’s shoes after a year at school “New school shoes every year for every child? Why?” I asked naively. “Surely they can be handed down to the younger ones at the end of the year like we do here in the […]

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A day in the life of our Matron

Pamela, our fantastic Matron at the CBCH Home told me about her typical day. She clearly works very hard and is a mother figure to all of the children. From what we can all see, she keeps the home running like clockwork. Pamela gets herself up at around 4.30am and then gets the children up […]

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