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Don’t Just Give….Go!

One of the many things that makes David's Hope International (DHI) unique is that we provide the opportunity for each of our supporters to go experience the work in Eburru first hand. DHI sends several short-term mission teams to Eburru every year to live in the community and serve the people. The typical trip duration [...]

By |December 3rd, 2013|Blog, News|Comments Off on Don’t Just Give….Go!

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

What if we prayed?

Disease, starvation and despair ravage parts of Africa, but what if we prayed? Nine thousand feet above sea-level at one of the highest points along the Great Rift Valley, Almighty God is restoring the village of Eburru, Kenya. For hungry people, the victims of corruption, he is bringing life. In a few short years the [...]

By |March 3rd, 2013|Blog, Kenya, News, Praises and Prayer Requests|Comments Off on What if we prayed?

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

An Update From Louis

Brothers and Sisters, It has been a truly amazing time here in Eburru, Kenya. God is really lavishing His love on us and the people of Eburru through the Gospel of His Son Jesus Christ. We have seen a lot of love being outpoured on us from the locals here with a lot of emphasis [...]

By |October 13th, 2012|Blog|Comments Off on An Update From Louis

School Sustainability Campaign Update

In just over three years, David's Hope has helped enable Camp Brethren Ministries (our partner organization in Eburru, Kenya) to establish a sustainable feeding program, construct a school and orphanage, open a second church, and provide staffing, drugs and equipment for a medical clinic. The Current Situation The CBM school serves over 250 children in [...]

By |September 19th, 2012|Blog, Fund Raising|Comments Off on School Sustainability Campaign Update