Jairus Wanyama could not read this sentence. That's because he attended a public school in Kenya where the student-teacher ratio is 100 to 1. Although Kenya provides all of its children with free primary education, the government can't afford the number of teachers that are actually needed. Consequently, many students like Jairus are lost in the crowd and left behind.
Below are just a few of the many testimonies we receive about lives being impacted and transformed by the Education Ministry of Heaven’s Family.
A new Kenyan flag at Heaven’s Family Christian Academy, in Saboti, Kenya Dear Friends, If they knew about it, children in the U.S. and Canada would be envious: Kenya and Myanmar are wrapping up their school years and are ready for their summer break! Those […]
Early one morning in January of 2003, at the doorsteps of thousands of simple school buildings across Kenya, more than a million children showed up for school who had not attended the day before. The reason? Kenya's newly-elected government had abolished school fees for primary school children. Impoverished parents were thrilled that their children would now have an educational opportunity that had previously been denied them.
She was just 17 years old, and with each passing day her fears increased. I'll be suspended from school if they find out, she worried to herself. An education was a precious opportunity for someone like her, and she would do anything to keep from losing it. So she did all she could to keep her shameful secret hidden.
Naomi Nkinyi preparing dinner for the orphans at Lynsi Love Orphanage I’ve got a great story to tell you about how your gifts to the Education Fund are making it possible for one of many grateful orphans to receive an education and life skills that […]