Do you know what it’s like to go hungry? I don’t mean missing just one or two meals. I don’t even mean fasting for a few days and having a refrigerator full of food waiting until your done. I mean having NO food to eat. Period. No food to … Read More
June 2, 2017 Dear Friends, Can the next world-famous Kenyan runner come from Tharaka? This is the question I’ve asked our children many times. And what better way is there to discover that world-class runner than to host a 5K race at our school? The 5th Annual Excellent Academy 5K … Read More
Dear Friends, Unnamed. Unwanted. Little Eric was left abandoned on the outskirts of the forest near the roadside. It was New Year’s Eve and good Samaritans who were passing by on their way to their holiday celebration heard little Eric’s cries and rushed him to the local hospital. Eric was … Read More
Dear Friends, Over the last year as a missionary in Tharaka I have experienced many things that are different. One of the most noticeable differences is how people view children. In America, most people cherish their children. From the time our children are born we “ooh and aww” over … Read More
Dear Friends, We are entering the final stretch of school at Mama Linda’s Excellent Academy as our third term ends in November. In a country where school is everything the pressure to perform well on the exams is excruciatingly high. As the call went out in our last newsletter for … Read More
Dear Friends, A short-term mission trip has a way of forever changing a person! Each1Feed1 was privileged to have seven talented team members join Kyle and me in Tharaka for 16 days in June and July. Among other things, the short-term mission team hosted art, music, and volleyball camps. Our … Read More
Peter Muchomba Birthday: March 29, 2009 Grade: KDG Peter came to Each1 Feed1 after our pastor reported he found a boy living in a swamp. After visiting Peter’s home, we realized he was in desperate need of help. His house is completely surrounded by water which makes it a haven … Read More
Dear Friends, Something was terribly wrong. *Kanja loved school and enjoyed spending time with her best friend, Mercy. So when Kanja didn’t show up for school after Christmas break we knew something was amiss. Soon we discovered the ugly truth about why she didn’t return. Kanja was being prostituted and … Read More
Today is your opportunity to give generously to Each1Feed1. Please join us on #GivingTuesday by making a donation to Each1Feed1. Our goal of $1,000.00 will be used for dental needs of our newest arriving children. Believe it or not, malnourishment and no dental hygiene from birth many times means root canals … Read More
Dear Friends, Hunger… It’s a word you may have dealt with before, more of an inconvenience than anything else. But for thousands of children in Tharaka, hunger is a tragic and familiar reality. Hunger was a reality for Mercy. Mercy was a beautiful little girl who was abandoned by her … Read More
“Let’s Go Build an Outhouse” That is what I told the men on our team that went to Tharaka, Kenya with us this summer. Eager to help and do anything, not knowing what they were about to experience, they agreed. Esther, a widow suffering from esophageal cancer, lives quite a … Read More
Sisters McKenna, Fridah and Faith lived in the market place. Their mother was abandoned by their father and was struggling with alcohol. They had no hope of a future before. Now they live with us, their English constantly improves, they are clean, safe from men, healthy and most importantly they … Read More
Birthday: April 4, 2003 Sophia is a young girl with special needs. She came to Each1Feed1 with worms and marks on her body from abuse. Since she began receiving help, her body has healed and she understands the great love Jesus has for her. Sophia is now smiling. Reading and … Read More
Dear Friends, Imagine a life without shoes, especially in an area like Tharaka. Everyday children walk barefoot across rocks, thorns, and raw sewage to get to school. Some of the dangers of going barefoot are the risks of cuts, puncture wounds, and burns to their feet. These injuries can lead … Read More
Not only do we give hope to children at Each 1 Feed 1, but also to widows like Teresa. She is a 75-year old mother of nine, eight of which she has already buried. Teresa came to us with half of her face horrifically eaten away by a mysterious disease. … Read More
Dear Friends, You’ve never experienced a true “tough mudder” until you’ve ran in Tharaka after a good rain. On my recent trip to Kenya, I ran to the waterfall with three of our girls after receiving some desperately needed rainfall (prayers answered!). Sarah, who is HIV positive, ran the entire … Read More
Dear EOFO Family, We fed 460 children at the annual “Games Day” in Mukothima, the small town just down the road from Tharaka. Our motto “Each One Feed One” was lived out as our school children were each given a sandwich to eat and one to give away. I encouraged … Read More
Lilian & Martin were desperate for help! Eight-year-old Lilian and her six-year-old brother, Martin are both HIV positive. Orphaned and alone, Lilian had been walking over 25 kilometers to a clinic to collect their antiretroviral drugs. On days when Lilian was too weak to walk, one of the local teachers … Read More
Birthday: 2009 Martin’s parents have both passed on after their battle with AIDS. His grandmother told the medics that they came just at the right time because the children had started becoming sickly and she didn’t have money to take them to a hospital. Martin and his sister, Lillian’s health improved … Read More
Help us Protect our Girls! Please join EOFO as we work to end the inhumane and illegal practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Although FGM has been outlawed in Kenya, it is still practiced on girls in both secret and public ceremonies as it is considered a necessary rite of … Read More
Dear Friends, We reached our year end giving goal of $15,000 that was matched by one of our donors. From the bottom of our hearts, Kyle and I want to thank you for your faithful prayers and generous support. Because of your giving, Boniface now has a future and hope. Boniface … Read More
What do World Cup Soccer, nail painting , and a 5K run have in common? As many of you know Victoria and I spend part of our summer at the EOFO project in Tharaka. We are taking a group from Faith Family Church to help us train our teachers and … Read More
Exciting things are happening here—what a blessing! A great deal of our recent efforts focus on working with orphaned and vulnerable children as well as beginning home visits with our nurses for the immobile and elderly. Excellent Academy continues to grow and provide the best education in the district. Along with the progress we … Read More
I woke up to the crowing of the rooster and the dripping of the kitchen sink, thanking God that the water tap which had been dry for the last two days finally produced water. It was going to be another scorching Tharakan day. I went to school and did my … Read More
Merry Christmas from Tharaka, Kenya!
There is still time to give the gift of hope through child sponsorship in honor of someone you love this Christmas! Also between now and December 31, we have a matching gift grant of $50,000. That simply means whatever you give now will be doubled! Take the opportunity today and … Read More
Today was fabulous day as the team was introduced to the children of Excellent Academy. Everyone is working hard enjoying the beautiful blue skies, mild temperatures, and almost non-existent mosquito population. Did I mention we ran over a cobra yesterday?!! Loving Africa!!
Super excited about the team from FFC leaving in less than 48 hours!! Please pray for safety as our team travels and favor with our luggage!! Kyle enjoyed roasted goat in Miramonte today. We are still trusting God for a nice rain to fill our water tanks with clean drinking … Read More
Our Team from Faith Family Church leaves in two days! Please pray for our safety, smooth flight and our luggage to arrive on-time and duty-free! Kyle has been working hard preparing for our arrival. Can’t wait to see the beautiful people of Tharaka!
Kyle arrived safely in Kenya and hit the ground running! He is in Tharaka overseeing the major renovations on the staff house. The school’s metal structure is also going up this week. Please pray for these projects to be completed on time!
Honoring Christ Modeling every aspect of the life and character of Christ Pursuit of Excellence Continuous improvement and a quality approach to all things Integrity Conduct and behavior based on virtue including truthfulness, fiscal responsibility, accountability and reliability Collaborative Team Work Adopting the corporate good before individual desires and ensuring … Read More
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