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

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