Alendu has Water!

In the fall of 2016, our borehole struck clean water. In January of this year, we started water distribution implementation process. The trenches were dug, water pipes laid, water pump and solar installed and treatment house completed. We tested our water flow, made that test-run water available to all community members for free, so they could

Music as Vehicle For Greatness

Community Education: Primary Holistic Education By LightHouse Academy Choir   Rafiki empowers the communities in Kosele and Alendu through Holistic Education at LightHouse Academy. In December 2016 our Director challenged us to start a journey with her, that will uplift our community out of poverty. We committed to having accountability partners and looking for opportunities

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

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