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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

AFTER THE FIRE

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

Blessings and New Beginnings

Some details from the fire earlier this week Early Monday morning, January 11, a fire broke out at Camp Brethren Primary School in the Girl’s Dormitory. Suspected of being an electrical fire, it burned itself out in about 1 hour. Praise God for His faithfulness, all the students and staff were quickly removed from [...]

By |January 14th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Blessings and New Beginnings

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

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