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  • Merry Christmas... 3 Months Later

    Lauren Daniel on March 1, 2017

    Over Christmas Break, 15 Oklahomans spent their holiday season overseas serving at Maisha for two weeks from December 18 through December 31, 2016.

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  • Maisha Clinic Grand Opening!

    Jennifer Whitener on February 21, 2017

    We’ve taking a huge leap of faith! Health at Maisha has come a long way since we began serving the community in 2007. At Maisha, health comes with access to clean water, affordable healthcare, improved nutrition and spiritual nourishment. » Read More
  • A Year of Hope: February

    Jennifer Whitener on February 1, 2017

    Want to take your sponsorship to the next level? Make sure to participate in Maisha's monthly initiative A Year of Hope: A Monthly Guide to Strengthening Your Sponsorship.

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  • A Year of Hope: A Monthly Guide to Strengthening Your Sponsorship

    Lauren Daniel on January 4, 2017

    Around 700 children in the Village of Kano and Nyalenda Slums currently have a sponsor. Many of these children have no physical connection with their sponsor and rely on letters to communicate. » Read More
  • World AIDS Day 2016

    Lauren Daniel on December 1, 2016

    Meshack was diagnosed with HIV and was bedridden two years ago after contracting Tuberculosis.  He thought he was going to die.

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  • Light the Future Gala 2016

    Lauren Daniel on November 18, 2016

    Over 250 people in the Skirvin Hilton Hotel ballroom stood on their feet and clapped their hands as four Light the Future Choir members performed. » Read More
  • Meet Maisha's New Employees!

    Lauren Daniel on October 11, 2016

    In the last few months, the Maisha family has grown. We would like to formally introduce our new staff members!

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  • Summer Missions Recap 2016

    Lauren Daniel on September 14, 2016

    From May 25 to Aug. 3, 2016, 42 people traveled over 8,000 miles to spend part of their summer in the Village of Kano. Maisha Project Missions Coordinator Cody Lawson said Maisha hosted several short-term and long-term groups.  » Read More
  • Maisha's Medical Camp 2016

    Lauren Daniel on August 31, 2016

    Eight years ago, Medical Missionary Dr. Bryan Frank, held Maisha’s first Medical camp in a one-bedroom mud house. Since then, he has visited Maisha each year, giving free health care to the community. 

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  • Empowering the Community through Microfinance

    Lauren Daniel on July 30, 2016

    Seven months ago, Jane was lying in a hospital bed. She was in the hospital for two months due to health complications. Seven months later, Jane makes the trek daily from her house to the Maisha Medical Clinic, where she volunteers as the secretary. Without micro-loans from Maisha’s Empowerment Project, her life would look much different, Jane said. » Read More
  • Run for Life 2016

    Lauren Daniel on July 21, 2016

    At 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2016, a large group of people ran out of the Maisha compound and onto the village’s dirt roads for Run for Life 2016. Bright yellow t-shirts began to decorate the village of Kano as participants in the third annual Run for Life ran the 5 kilometer race course. » Read More
  • 2016 Light the Future Choir

    Lauren Daniel on July 16, 2016

    The Maisha Project is excited to announce the 2016 Light the Future Choir members! Eighteen children ranging from 10 years old to 17 years old have been chosen to sing and dance as ambassadors for Maisha. » Read More
  • Education for the Future Generations

    Lauren Daniel on July 6, 2016

    At 5:45 a.m., Jerry Ogallo, the Maisha Academy head teacher, leaves his house and begins peddling towards the Maisha Academy. After riding his bicycle for 45 minutes on the bumpy dirt roads, he arrives at school and makes his way upstairs to his office to prepare for the day’s events. » Read More
  • Put on Your LIFE Glasses

    Jennifer Whitener on June 28, 2016

    Over the years, you’ve come to know that “Maisha Means Life.” Over the coming months, we’re digging deep to define “LIFE” and explore together all that encompasses. Our goal is to give you a fresh look at Maisha and present our projects through a new set of lenses. » Read More
  • The Gospel Project

    Lauren Daniel on June 24, 2016

    Shouts of praise and songs of worship echo throughout the Maisha compound on Sunday mornings. Children from all over the village flock to the community center where The Gospel Project is held each week prior to the main worship service. » Read More
  • Maisha's Summer Missions

    Lauren Daniel on June 13, 2016

    A large group of children in yellow and burgundy Maisha Academy uniforms walked down a dirt road singing songs, anxiously awaiting the arrival of visitors. Meanwhile, a van with a group of excited Americans ventures through the village’s bumpy dirt roads to Maisha’s compound. » Read More
  • Water4

    Lauren Daniel on June 8, 2016

    In 2010, Steven Nguta, Maisha’s on-ground missions coordinator, helped drill one water pump in the Shambas of Maisha, Maisha’s sustainable farming project. Six years later, Nguta is now the team leader of the drilling team and has helped drill each of the three wells that now sit in the “Garden of Life.” » Read More
  • Jingle Bells Are Ringing

    Jennifer Whitener on June 7, 2016

    Maisha Christmas Box Project

    Jingle bells are ringing! The Maisha Christmas Box Project 2016 has begun and you are invited to fill a box to bring Christmas joy at Maisha.

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  • Dormitory Update

    Lauren Daniel on May 17, 2016

    At the 2015 Light the Future Gala, The Maisha Project launched the campaign to fund the girls and boys dormitories. Now, six months later, the walls to the girl’s dormitory are complete.

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  • Maisha Night of Worship

    Lauren Daniel on May 10, 2016

    The Maisha Project is extremely grateful for all God is doing in Kenya and you’re invited to come celebrate with us! Join The Maisha Project for the Maisha Night of Worship from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at OKC Community Church located at 421 NW 23rd St in Oklahoma City. » Read More
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