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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 […]

Kids Field Trip Update

Kids Field Trip Update

Thanks so much for your support of our kids field trip this month. Your extra financial help blessed 250 kids and encouraged all of our staff! I am quite amazed and encouraged with the report I received from this trip. This is a great undertaking to transport and manage so many kids at one time. […]

School Field Trip Update

School Field Trip Update

Just a quick update on the request I sent out on Friday for Field Trip donations. Within 48 hours, I received 30 different donations – mostly $25, but some that were also $50 and $100. This was a wonderful encouragement and we have all the necessary funds to make this a successful trip. Thank you […]

School Field Trip

School Field Trip

By all accounts, our school in Kenya is having a great year! Thank you so much for your support!! We have been able to purchase the plot next to the school and turn it into a play and assembly area for the kids. We have also been able to increase our food budget, purchase books […]

Ministry Praise

Ministry Praise

Back in May, I presented an update on our school facility in Kenya. This is really a good update and I encourage you to read it. http://gdwm.org/2019/05/ministry-update-and-needs/ In that message, I wrote about the progress and also presented several specific needs we were facing. As usual, God moved and you responded. We were able to […]