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July 2017 MBC/PW Kenya Mission Team Updates #2

Day 6: 2017 MBC/PW Kenya Mission Team Updates Hello all, The team is continuing to do well, everyone is healthy and enjoying our time here in Eburru. Monday morning we went to the school where we served the morning porridge to the students. For those of you who may not be familiar with the school's [...]

By |July 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on July 2017 MBC/PW Kenya Mission Team Updates #2

July 2017 MBC/PW Kenya Mission Team Updates

Day 3: 2017 MBC/PW Kenya Mission Team updates Greetings to all of you from the team! Our Saturday was filled with the wonders of our Lord, from start to finish. We began the day sorting through and organizing the many bags of donations we brought, thanks to your overwhelming generosity. The laptops, bibles, medical supplies, [...]

By |July 14th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on July 2017 MBC/PW Kenya Mission Team Updates

October Team Update #2

Missions team updates from Emma Overmyer So far my visit with Pastor Steve, Mary, and their son Lucas has been incredible. One of the things I am learning on this trip is that there are many different ways to serve others. I once heard a talk about how some of us are naturally "Marthas" and [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|News|Comments Off on October Team Update #2

October Team Update #1

Missions team updates from Emma Overmyer The last time I was in Eburru was July of 2013, when I came with a team from MBC, PW for two weeks. Since then, I have been longing to come back for a longer trip, and now I am finally here! My main purpose in coming on this [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|News|Comments Off on October Team Update #1

Mission Trip Update from Stephanie

The following is an update from short-term missionary Stephanie, whose is currently in Eburru on behalf of David’s Hope: Jambo! My name is Stephanie, and I’ve been over here in Eburru, Kenya now for about three and a half weeks. I’ll be staying until the middle of March and look forward to posting a bit [...]

By |February 17th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Mission Trip Update from Stephanie

Culture Change to Empowerment in Eburru

by Becca Spradlin As you may know, providing high quality education has been a key focus of David’s Hope and our local partners in Kenya. What you may not know, as I recently learned, is that empowering young women through education diminishes gender-based violence. In very poor communities, younger, less educated women are often preyed [...]

By |April 20th, 2013|Blog|Comments Off on Culture Change to Empowerment in Eburru

April Update

Last month, DHI’s Scott Sweat, Susan Sweat and Fred Baerenz met with a NY based investment company and presented a summary of all the wonderful work that DHI has facilitated in Eburru, Kenya. The meeting was a continuation of a dialogue begun last year at the award ceremony where DHI was honored and Scott was [...]

By |April 19th, 2013|Blog|Comments Off on April Update

2012 Christmas Catalog

This year for Christmas, consider giving money to fight poverty in Kenya in honor of one of your friends or family. Your money goes a long way in Eburru! It is amazing what a blessing even the smallest donations are in this remote African village. Gifts can be given as a one-time donation or recurring [...]

By |November 21st, 2012|Blog, Financial Support|Comments Off on 2012 Christmas Catalog

If You Give Me Food

(This is a post by Phil Spradlin, a member of last month's team to Eburru) “If you give me food I will be happy for a while, but after a few days that food will end up at the bottom of my latrine. If you give me clothes I will be happy for a while, [...]

By |November 15th, 2012|Blog|1 Comment

Assets And Needs Of Eburru

(This is a post by Phil Spradlin, a member of last month's team to Eburru) Reflecting back on our (Dustin, Louis, Anne, Becca and Phil) two weeks in Eburru, Kenya we saw many assets in and many needs. The church, volcanic climate and vision are some of the assets that can be used to address [...]

By |November 15th, 2012|Blog|Comments Off on Assets And Needs Of Eburru