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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

Winner! Exec Director Award Recipient

Friday, September 14 2012 - David's Hope International (DHI) Executive Director, Scott Sweat, was awarded the Executive Director of the Year in the Global Community Award category by the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation. Scott received the award at the Invest in Others awards dinner Thursday evening in New York City. As a result, DHI will [...]

By |September 1st, 2012|Blog, News|2 Comments