Bringing Clean Water to Alendu

Fifteen years ago, a campaigning politician promised the people of Alendu clean water. They dug trenches and laid pipes, but they never saw clean water. After several such experiences, it’s no wonder that our our neighbors met our clean water project with suspicion and resistance. But by following through on our word, and by God’s

Extravagant Love

by Dorothy Dulo At the beginning of the year I asked God to show me the things I could give up in 2017 to love others extravagantly. Throughout the year I tried to be open to notice the things God was bringing to my attention. Showing love extravagantly is hard. Jesus gave us this example

Voices from 8th Grade

Recently our 8th graders finished their exams, meaning that they are done with 8th grade and will move onto high school in January. We are spotlighting these students, who are the highest performing class we’ve had yet! In Kenya, even public high school has a tuition. The better high schools tend to have higher tuitions,

Annual Celebration Dinner 2017

Our Annual Celebration Dinner on October 19, 2017 was excellent! We had a great time sharing food and fellowship, and hearing from our speaker Jonathan Coleman, of ASSETS Lancaster, about missions and colonialism and the things we can do to invest in locally smart, grassroots solutions that honor the local people and their wisdom, as

Once a Dream, Now a Reality

“My relatives laughed at my mom telling her that I would not finish my education. They believed that the Rafiki method of providing education to girls was a crazy idea and would not work. Every year they saw me promoted to the next grade. When I completed my 8th grade, they started a rumor that

A Need to Read

by Amber Kepler Even though it is summer here in the United States, school is still on the brain for one teacher. Meg Diller, a preschool teacher in Lancaster, left in June for her second trip to visit LightHouse Academy in Alendu, Kenya. In 2015, Meg, along with other volunteers from the US, visited Alendu