Interview with Chief Jenipher

We had the incredible privilege to have Chief Jenipher with us for an afternoon. We spent time with her and were able to hear some of the most delicate words spoken about Maisha from her mouth. This woman is tough and has seen more dysfunction, death, and despair in her life thus far than most […]Read more

Meet the 2017 Light the Future Choir!

Maisha Project is proud to announce the members for the 2017 Light the Future Choir! Light the Future Choir will travel over 8,000 miles to the United States to serve as ambassadors for Maisha. They represent their friends and family in Kano, Kenya. The children have the opportunity to share their stories and raise awareness […]Read more

A Year of Hope: June

Jingle bells are ringing at the Maisha office, the Maisha Christmas Box Project 2017 is well underway! This June we have the perfect remedy to fill up your long summer days. JUNE TIP: Host a Christmas Box Party Kids bored? Wondering what to do over these first lazy days of summer? Host a Christmas box […]Read more

A Year of Hope: May

Jingle bells are ringing at the Maisha office, the Maisha Christmas Box Project 2017 has begun! This May we are challenging sponsors to help us get connected with your church, workplace, small group, etc. to fill a group of boxes. MAY TIP: Organize a Christmas box drive at your church, workplace or small group You […]Read more

Safe Haven

Update May 2017, Almost There! The roof is officially on, inside plastering was completed in late April and outside plastering has begun! We are still making progress, but need your help to bring the girl’s dorm to completion. The $25,000 Jasco Giving Hope Foundation challenge was met, bringing us within $26,000 of the goal to […]Read more

Blessings in Everything and Opportunities to Grow Everywhere

I am so thankful 2014 started after a trying year plagued with multiple knee injuries in 2013. I was in a very bad place emotionally and physically not sure I would be able to run, climb or do the things I loved again. The prospect of facing knee surgery, rehabilitation and ‘time off’ left me […]Read more

Bricks of Love by Bruce Edwards

On the 29th of May “Team Arkansas” arrived on the ground at Maisha village. The team was made up of myself, Cathy Messer her daughter Krista Messer Ferguson and son-in-law Aman Ferguson. We designated ourselves “Team Arkansas” because in the past the vast majority of those that support and have gone to Maisha have been […]Read more

What Heaven Would Feel Like by Jenny Thibodeau

Teachers for Teachers, Kitchen and Shambas, and its just Week 1: As the group of teachers arrived the first day at Maisha they were greeted by a group of singing children and widows who had been anxiously awaiting their arrival. The widows welcomed them with warm hugs and kids grabbed their hands. The group was […]Read more

Today is the First International Day of the Girl

Today is the first International Day of the Girl – to their health, education and equality, and to their success and fulfillment, as mothers, earners and leaders. At Maisha, we work hard every day to ensure their rights, uplift them and give them a brighter future. Today, we celebrate them! Pictured here is Millicent, one of […]Read more

Sparks of Hope by Andrew Davis

As we began our descent over the immense Lake Victoria we could see grasslands stretch to the horizon stopped suddenly by a towering mountain range. While the city of Kisumu was boasted to be one of the larger cities of Kenya, its meager single room airport with the words Kisumu International scrawled on the side […]Read more

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