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.
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.
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 […]
Five marafiki (“friends” in Swahili) at the Mission to Homeless Children in Morogoro, Tanzania After flying back to Nairobi last night, we caught a one-hour flight to Tanzania this morning and then drove three hours to Morogoro, where we’ve been helping another orphanage, Mission to […]
Our new sewing school for our older orphans in Kalaymyo, Myanmar. Those are all treadle sewing machines provided by Orphan’s Tear. The building where classes are being held was also built with funds from Orphan’s Tear. Dear Friends, As always, I’ve got good news to […]