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A story of your sponsorship dollars hard at work

One of the blessings between David’s Hope International and Camp Brethren Ministries is the sponsorship program. CBM identifies students with potential and sponsors are found by David’s Hope International to help pay for tuition, uniforms and meals during the school program. Designed to benefit body, soul and mind, many students have benefitted from this [...]

By |October 9th, 2020|News|Comments Off on A story of your sponsorship dollars hard at work

Part 2: CBM’s Ministry to Youth

CBM Ministry to Youth In early July, headlines in Kenyan newspapers read, “Teen pregnancies up by 150,000 during Covid-19 lockdown.” Home from school and bored, many youth turned to sex, drugs, and/or alcohol for entertainment. Suicide rates also increased as lack of jobs, and productive work led to despair. A teacher/staff team led by [...]

By |September 1st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Part 2: CBM’s Ministry to Youth

To Lead and To Serve, Part 1 – What are the CBM Teachers and Staff up to these days?

To Lead and to Serve Teacher life looks different at Camp Brethren Ministries this year. School was barely two months in when the pandemic hit and schools around the world were shut down for the foreseeable future. Schools in Kenya will not be opening until January 2021 at the earliest, so what do the [...]

By |August 19th, 2020|News|Comments Off on To Lead and To Serve, Part 1 – What are the CBM Teachers and Staff up to these days?

Teaching and Supporting Students During the Pandemic

It is amazing to hear how a not-so-small remote village on the top of a volcanic mountain overlooking the Rift Valley in Kenya can continue to educate their students remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic. Founded in 2009, Camp Brethren Ministries, of which Camp Brethren Christian School is a major part, has grown from children [...]

By |May 12th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Teaching and Supporting Students During the Pandemic

How can I help? A response to Covid-19

This coming Tuesday, May 5 is a day of generosity and giving. A global initiative, #GIVINGTUESDAYNOW is "an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19." It is an opportunity for all people around the globe to use their power of generosity to remain connected and heal. David's Hope invites you to share [...]

By |April 30th, 2020|News|Comments Off on How can I help? A response to Covid-19

A Home for Monica’s Family

As you may know, our partner Paradigm Foundation has been building homes in Eburru, Kenya since early 2019.  Two houses are now complete with families living in them, one house is nearing completion and ground was broken for the fourth home. Each family is chosen by the church leadership and goes through an admission [...]

By |April 16th, 2020|Blog, News|Comments Off on A Home for Monica’s Family