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Athletic Field Building an athletic field on a hilly cliff side in Eburru is no small undertaking. But it is happening and it is an amazing sight. The track is not made of rubber and nature has built in water puddles for steeplechase.  But none of these things can stop the students [...]

By |September 1st, 2021|News|Comments Off on

Graduating 8th Graders School Year 2020

Camp Brethren’s 2020 graduating 8th grade students sat for their national exam in May of 2021. In spite of school closure most of 2020 due to Covid-19, these 34 students have worked hard and the results can testify to that. All but two students scored above 300/500 points; only 24% of students nationwide achieved [...]

By |July 1st, 2021|News|Comments Off on Graduating 8th Graders School Year 2020


We are so happy and excited to see the girls’ dorm restored after the fire. The outpouring of prayers and donations from you all has been a blessing and we are humble and thankful. The students were able to move back in when the new semester started in May. The dorm is beautiful and [...]

By |June 30th, 2021|News|Comments Off on AFTER THE FIRE

meeting Sharon, by Pete Rockx

Witnessing God at work on our Mission Trip to Eburru, Kenya (July 17-31, 2018) Although it has been too soon to process all my mission-related experiences, I can say with all certainty that I saw God at work throughout the trip. From His positioning Sheryl Stokes (another team member) and I next to a [...]

By |July 5th, 2019|News|Comments Off on meeting Sharon, by Pete Rockx

Building houses and hope in Eburru. By Tim and Jen Winter.

We recently returned from our second visit to Kenya. As a ministry we are in awe of how the Lord led us here, and grateful for the chance to serve in such a beautiful place with people and ministries that reflect His heart so clearly. Prior to departure we fully expected God to do a [...]

By |April 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Building houses and hope in Eburru. By Tim and Jen Winter.

My first mission trip

Dear Friends and Family,   I returned several weeks ago and fell way behind on sending out an update on my mission trip to Eburru, Kenya, so I apologize!  It was such a wonderful experience and I just loved the Kenyan people and their beautiful land.  We spent a lot of our time at Camp [...]

By |July 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on My first mission trip

One Shoe Two Shoes

As I look at the smiling faces of the kids at Christian Brethren school, I can't help but notice that most of them are wearing shoes that hold together by a thread; and sometimes not even that. I so desperately wanted to buy them all new shoes but I just don't have enough money [...]

By |April 7th, 2018|News|Comments Off on One Shoe Two Shoes

Giving hope to a family

I just returned from a visit to Eburru and I had a chance to visit the family I told you about last spring; Mary and Andrew. They have been in my thoughts and prayers this past year. I found out that Mary delivered her baby at home and the baby passed away 3 days [...]

By |April 7th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Giving hope to a family

A reflection from Eburru

Rannveig, below is my reflection on what I saw during my brief visit in Eburru.I just wanted to express my gratitude to you, Scott and Susan Sweat as well as the team of volunteers and supporters of David's Hope. I was born and lived in Africa for 25 years. I came to the US 24 [...]

By |January 27th, 2018|News|Comments Off on A reflection from Eburru

Share our blessings

As I am getting ready to head out for a walk on this blustery November day, I pull on my favorite socks, always a reminder for me to thank God for my blessings. As I was walking, my thoughts kept going back to Eburru and my last visit there. Pastor Steve and I did several [...]

By |November 11th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Share our blessings