Update Message

End of Year Giving

As we approach the end of the year, I need to start by saying thank you! Though this has been a difficult year, we have been blessed. We have maintained the ministry and our school in Kenya. We have kept our teachers together, provided special instruction to our kids, made all necessary Covid modifications, fed […]

Kenya School Update

Kenya School Update

This week the Kenyan Ministry of Education gave our school permission to begin with a partial reopening. We had 75 kids report for classes from grades 4 to 7. More will return over the coming weeks. There are several praises related to this reopening. We were able to keep the staff together for the last […]

Kenya School Update

Kenya School Update

First, a big thanks for your continued support. Even though all Kenyan schools have been closed for many months, our weekly feeding program has continued and even grown, our teachers remain encouraged and paid, small upgrades and maintenance projects have been done to the facility, and the children have continued to learn through our unique […]

School Update – Praise Report

School Update – Praise Report

Two weeks ago I reported on the discouraging news that the Kenyan government had mandated that all schools in Kenya are to remain closed until January and that all students are to repeat this educational year. The mandate remains in place and we have been trying to decide what to do with our staff. Could […]

Kenya School – Quick Update

Kenya School – Quick Update

The Kenyan government has said all schools must remain closed until June 1st. There is no way of knowing if this will change but we are currently planning for a June 1st start. There are a few new sanitation requirements that must be in place before we can open, but it’s nothing we cannot manage. […]

Kenya School Food Distribution

Kenya School Food Distribution

Last week I told you about some difficulties with our school in Kenya. With the government saying that all schools and most businesses must close, and that everyone needs to stay home, food has become a serious issue. We tried to open the school to feed the kids a meal at mid-day, but the process […]

Kenya School Update and Prayer Requests

Kenya School Update and Prayer Requests

I first want to say a special thanks to those who have sent encouraging notes to me and my family. We are all well and seem to be healthy. I also want to thank those who have continued to financially support this ministry. I know this is an extremely unsettling time and can cause great […]

Quick Ministry Update

Quick Ministry Update

We are off and running into the new year. We ended the year in good financial shape and were able to accomplish several projects. Thanks so much! The new Grade 7 has begun classes and we now have a total of 285 children in our school. Wow! I will admit I’m a little concerned about […]

Last Update Message

Last Update Message

Thank you so much for your support and prayers through all of 2019! We received enough funds the last few weeks to accomplish all our end of year projects. You can read more about our school in Kenya and our end of year projects at: http://gdwm.org/category/update-message/ In this last message I want to stress our […]

Ministry Update – End of Year Giving

Ministry Update – End of Year Giving

End of year giving is very important to this ministry. Many years we raise nearly half of our budget needs during the month of December. It’s a wonderful blessing to see how people respond with support, but it also causes more than a little anxiety – perhaps this points to the need for more faith […]

Ministry Update – Books

Ministry Update – Books

Thank you so much for your support of the Food Basket project. Two weeks ago I asks for enough donations to support 150 food baskets at $30 each. You provided all the necessary funds for this project. We will be distributing food to families and staff the week before Christmas. What a blessing!! During December […]

Food Baskets

Food Baskets

Our school in Kenya continues to progress and impact many lives in the community of Mathare, outside of Nairobi. There are archived messages detailing the work over the past many years at: http://gdwm.org/category/update-message/ We now have 250 kids in our school from pre-school to grade 6. We will include grade 7 after the first of […]