Lewa Children’s Home  At Baraka Farm Eldoret, Kenya
Lewa Children’s Home
Background <ul><li>Moved from Kazi Mingi to Baraka Farm when Phyllis and Kipchoge Keino split up, over 100 orphans were cr...
Shiney New Faclities
New Facilities <ul><li>A cozy library-sitting room </li></ul><ul><li>Above, guest quarters, complete with mosquito nets, f...
New Guest Quarters <ul><li>Each guest room has mosquito nets and an adjoining private bath. No hot water yet, but it’s com...
A Place to Worship Quietly
Settling In <ul><li>Jos Creemers, the Dutch farmer who runs Baraka Farm, makes coffee in the sparkling new kitchen. </li><...
Kitchen <ul><li>Room to store food and an adequate kitchen to fix meals for over 100 people daily – how nice! </li></ul>
Feeding Many <ul><li>Phyllis Keino fixes dinner for both children and guests, left </li></ul><ul><li>Above,  chapati , a f...
Good Food
Adequate Work Space
Adequate Sleeping Space
Shielded from the Mosquitoes
Children line up for showers
Flushing, Indoor Toilets
Beautiful Gardens
New Clothes
New Clothes <ul><li>Elastics had to be sewn into the girls’ new skirts </li></ul><ul><li>Boys got new shorts and tee-shirt...
More Clothes Arrive <ul><li>While we were there, 8 more cases of clothes arrived from H.O.P.E. They had to be sorted and s...
Playing
Jos and the Kids
Jos and the Kids
Enough Love to Go Around
Enough Water <ul><li>A new dam was built to store the water and provide enough for the farm and the children’s home all ye...
An Ecological Haven <ul><li>The water attracts many migrating birds.  </li></ul><ul><li>Jos has planted over 100,000 trees...
New Farm Animals <ul><li>Joining the dairy and cheese factory are these beef cattle, new to Baraka Farm. Sheep have also b...
The Grand Opening
The Grand Opening <ul><li>Bishop Cornelius Korir came to open the new Lewa Children’s Home </li></ul>
Blessing the Building <ul><li>Bishop Korir blessed every room before the festivities began </li></ul>
Grand Opening <ul><li>People came from miles around.  Dr. Jim Davis, above, represented the many American sponsors, especi...
The Bishop Proceeding to Mass
Procession
Bring on the Dancing Girls!
Children Everywhere <ul><li>Kids came from Kip Keino School, as well as from many other schools.  Over 500 people were the...
Looking Spiffy in their New Clothes
Time to PARTY! <ul><li>With much singing and dancing, the party was on! </li></ul><ul><li>Below, children play in a jumpin...
A Party Must Have a Cake <ul><li>The cake was cut by Jerry Hedrick, Deputy Director of Bread and Water for Africa, a major...
Phyllis and her son Martin
And the Beat Went On…. <ul><li>After Mass, the party moved indoors.  </li></ul><ul><li>Left, Phyllis gave flowers to many ...
And On… <ul><li>Left, Phyllis accepts a gift of a traditional skirt. </li></ul><ul><li>Below, longtime friends sing and da...
But It’s About the Children
Phyllis’ Kids
Phyllis’ Kids
Over 200 Kids Call Her Mama
And she loves each one the best.
Donations <ul><li>Raising over 100 kids costs money.  Send donations directly to Lewa Children’s Home, P.O. Box 8215, 3010...
Donations <ul><li>Do not send personal checks!  They can be “washed” and rewritten before they ever arrive in Kenya.  Wire...
Donations <ul><li>Checks can be sent to Helping Other People Everywhere, 1301 N. Douty St., Hanford, CA 93230.  If you’d l...
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  1. 1. Lewa Children’s Home At Baraka Farm Eldoret, Kenya
  2. 2. Lewa Children’s Home
  3. 3. Background <ul><li>Moved from Kazi Mingi to Baraka Farm when Phyllis and Kipchoge Keino split up, over 100 orphans were crowded into buildings designed for 20. Money was raised for larger quarters, and Lewa Children’s Home opened on Oct. 14, 2006. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Shiney New Faclities
  5. 5. New Facilities <ul><li>A cozy library-sitting room </li></ul><ul><li>Above, guest quarters, complete with mosquito nets, for the many volunteers who come to help. </li></ul>
  6. 6. New Guest Quarters <ul><li>Each guest room has mosquito nets and an adjoining private bath. No hot water yet, but it’s coming! </li></ul>
  7. 7. A Place to Worship Quietly
  8. 8. Settling In <ul><li>Jos Creemers, the Dutch farmer who runs Baraka Farm, makes coffee in the sparkling new kitchen. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Kitchen <ul><li>Room to store food and an adequate kitchen to fix meals for over 100 people daily – how nice! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Feeding Many <ul><li>Phyllis Keino fixes dinner for both children and guests, left </li></ul><ul><li>Above, chapati , a flat bread, is a favorite. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Good Food
  12. 12. Adequate Work Space
  13. 13. Adequate Sleeping Space
  14. 14. Shielded from the Mosquitoes
  15. 15. Children line up for showers
  16. 16. Flushing, Indoor Toilets
  17. 17. Beautiful Gardens
  18. 18. New Clothes
  19. 19. New Clothes <ul><li>Elastics had to be sewn into the girls’ new skirts </li></ul><ul><li>Boys got new shorts and tee-shirts. Each child got at least 3 new outfits. </li></ul>
  20. 20. More Clothes Arrive <ul><li>While we were there, 8 more cases of clothes arrived from H.O.P.E. They had to be sorted and stored, so the kids will have new clothes as they need them. It’s good to know the boxes are arriving! </li></ul>
  21. 21. Playing
  22. 22. Jos and the Kids
  23. 23. Jos and the Kids
  24. 24. Enough Love to Go Around
  25. 25. Enough Water <ul><li>A new dam was built to store the water and provide enough for the farm and the children’s home all year round. </li></ul>
  26. 26. An Ecological Haven <ul><li>The water attracts many migrating birds. </li></ul><ul><li>Jos has planted over 100,000 trees, welcoming back ecological stability. </li></ul>
  27. 27. New Farm Animals <ul><li>Joining the dairy and cheese factory are these beef cattle, new to Baraka Farm. Sheep have also been added to provide meat for the kids. </li></ul>
  28. 28. The Grand Opening
  29. 29. The Grand Opening <ul><li>Bishop Cornelius Korir came to open the new Lewa Children’s Home </li></ul>
  30. 30. Blessing the Building <ul><li>Bishop Korir blessed every room before the festivities began </li></ul>
  31. 31. Grand Opening <ul><li>People came from miles around. Dr. Jim Davis, above, represented the many American sponsors, especially Coach Dick Landis. </li></ul><ul><li>After the blessing, there was a procession out to the playing field, where mass and many of the festivities were held. </li></ul>
  32. 32. The Bishop Proceeding to Mass
  33. 33. Procession
  34. 34. Bring on the Dancing Girls!
  35. 35. Children Everywhere <ul><li>Kids came from Kip Keino School, as well as from many other schools. Over 500 people were there for Mass. </li></ul>
  36. 36. Looking Spiffy in their New Clothes
  37. 37. Time to PARTY! <ul><li>With much singing and dancing, the party was on! </li></ul><ul><li>Below, children play in a jumping house </li></ul>
  38. 38. A Party Must Have a Cake <ul><li>The cake was cut by Jerry Hedrick, Deputy Director of Bread and Water for Africa, a major supporter of Phyllis and her children. </li></ul>
  39. 39. Phyllis and her son Martin
  40. 40. And the Beat Went On…. <ul><li>After Mass, the party moved indoors. </li></ul><ul><li>Left, Phyllis gave flowers to many of her supporters. </li></ul>
  41. 41. And On… <ul><li>Left, Phyllis accepts a gift of a traditional skirt. </li></ul><ul><li>Below, longtime friends sing and dance to the oldies. </li></ul>
  42. 42. But It’s About the Children
  43. 43. Phyllis’ Kids
  44. 44. Phyllis’ Kids
  45. 45. Over 200 Kids Call Her Mama
  46. 46. And she loves each one the best.
  47. 47. Donations <ul><li>Raising over 100 kids costs money. Send donations directly to Lewa Children’s Home, P.O. Box 8215, 30100 Eldoret, Kenya. </li></ul><ul><li>Books, clothes, and shoes are always welcomed. </li></ul>
  48. 48. Donations <ul><li>Do not send personal checks! They can be “washed” and rewritten before they ever arrive in Kenya. Wire donations, either through your bank or (cheaper) at Walmart. E-mail Jos or Phyllis with the reference number, and they’ll pick it up at a local bank. Their e-mail addresses are: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] or </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  49. 49. Donations <ul><li>Checks can be sent to Helping Other People Everywhere, 1301 N. Douty St., Hanford, CA 93230. If you’d like the money to be spent in any specific way, (would you like to buy a sheep? Cow? School supplies?) just stipulate on the bottom of your check. </li></ul><ul><li>As always, the overhead is 0%. </li></ul>

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