Kenya East

5 Lessons from Summer Mission Team 2015

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This summer 28 young adults formed 5 Summer Mission Teams which served alongside local Salvation Army officers and soldiers in the Bahamas, Haiti, Hungary, Kenya, and our own USA Central Territory.  The team members have now returned home, eternally impacted by the people they met and the experiences they have had.  Here are five ways…

SMT Kenya – Update #5 (FINAL)

Jambo, Team Kenya spent yesterday at the Kibera Nursery School and Kenya East THQ. We were able to visit three nursery classes and teach them songs. At THQ we had a debriefing and farewell meeting with the TC. Last night we were surprised with a farewell party thrown by the families of the Park Road…

Kenya SMT Update #4

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 Jambo,Team Kenya has just returned from a busy week in the Nakuru Division. While in this division we led a youth rally, visited the N’gundo corps, and SCANN (Street Children Assisted Network of Nakuru). SCANN is a compound that provides street children with food, shelter, clothing, and an education. In addition to this they provide counseling…

SMT Kenya – Update #3

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Jambo, Team Kenya spent this past week in the Kangundo Division. We arrived there on Wednesday and went to work visiting buildings and evangelizing in the village market. During our stay in this area we were able to visit many schools which gave us the chance to interact with many children. While in this division we were…

SMT Kenya – Update #1

Jambo (Hello), Team Kenya arrived on Tuesday June 16th and have been busy since we landed. This week we spent our time visiting the Nairobi and Thika Divisions. We have been so blessed by the warm and welcoming nature of the people here in Kenya. So far we have been able to visit six schools and…

World Services – 2014/2015 Focus

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The month of September marks the conclusion of the world services focus on Water.  In addition to regular world services giving, throughout the past 18 months our territory has raised $17,241.73 specifically for water tanks.  This amounts to over 34 communities in the Kenya East Territory who will be transformed by the availability of safe, clean water available…

Harambee – Let us all pull together

For the past few days, newspapers and newscasts around the world have been reporting on the devastating terrorist attack in the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya.  What the media isn’t showing is the beauty we know to be Kenya – the picturesque landscapes, breath-taking sunsets, and most importantly a people who are full of hope,…