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Easter in Kenya

The moment I stepped into the buzzing Nairobi evening and saw the familiar face of Paul Kamanga, my heart beat dropped and settled into Kenya mode.  Its been 2.5 years since my last trip to Kenya and I have missed the people and the country every day. With the luggage in the back and [...]

By |April 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Easter in Kenya

October Team Update #2

Missions team updates from Emma Overmyer So far my visit with Pastor Steve, Mary, and their son Lucas has been incredible. One of the things I am learning on this trip is that there are many different ways to serve others. I once heard a talk about how some of us are naturally "Marthas" and [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|News|Comments Off on October Team Update #2

October Team Update #1

Missions team updates from Emma Overmyer The last time I was in Eburru was July of 2013, when I came with a team from MBC, PW for two weeks. Since then, I have been longing to come back for a longer trip, and now I am finally here! My main purpose in coming on this [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|News|Comments Off on October Team Update #1

Trips in 2014 to Kenya

We are gearing up for three teams this summer!  We are still accepting applications for all trips, for anyone who wishes to join. Beginning of June:  Team led by Krista Cowan, our Missions Coordinator, for 2 weeks, anywhere between June 1 and 21.  Service projects, among others, may include teaching drama, leading discipleship classes, and [...]

By |March 9th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Trips in 2014 to Kenya

Mission Trip Update from Stephanie

The following is an update from short-term missionary Stephanie, whose is currently in Eburru on behalf of David’s Hope: Jambo! My name is Stephanie, and I’ve been over here in Eburru, Kenya now for about three and a half weeks. I’ll be staying until the middle of March and look forward to posting a bit [...]

By |February 17th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Mission Trip Update from Stephanie

Don’t Just Give….Go!

One of the many things that makes David's Hope International (DHI) unique is that we provide the opportunity for each of our supporters to go experience the work in Eburru first hand. DHI sends several short-term mission teams to Eburru every year to live in the community and serve the people. The typical trip duration [...]

By |December 3rd, 2013|Blog, News|Comments Off on Don’t Just Give….Go!

Culture Change to Empowerment in Eburru

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 upon. One survey [...]

By |April 20th, 2013|Blog|Comments Off on Culture Change to Empowerment in Eburru

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 [...]

By |April 19th, 2013|Blog|Comments Off on April Update

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 [...]

By |March 3rd, 2013|Blog, Kenya, News, Praises and Prayer Requests|Comments Off on What if we prayed?