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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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Challenges at our local Primary School

About a mile away from our Children’s Home in Kisumu, is the local Primary School where many of our children attend. During our last visit to Kenya in April 2018, we visited the school and were shown around by Alice, the Headmistress. At the time there were no classes in session, except for a teacher […]

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Getting our Leavers Started in Business

When our own children leave home we hope that we have prepared them with enough wisdom, morals and social awareness to survive and secure a strong footing in the world.  We are ready to support them emotionally and financially where we can to help them get on to the metaphorical ‘ladder’. When our children from […]

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E-learning at CBCH

If, like most of us at Kisumu Children, you believe in education as the way to break the cycle of poverty for our children, the title of this post may lead you to jump up in excitement that our children suddenly have access to the massive opportunity of interactive and modern learning techniques that we […]

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