I Dreamed of Running a Marathon in Kenya

In the beginning this return trip to Kenya to visit my friends at Maisha and run a marathon with legendary Kenyan runners wasn’t even a prayer. Just a dream or desire planted deep within the “unreachable goals” and guarded part of my soul.   Certainly NOT something I would consider praying to God about. I […]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

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 given […]Read more

Sponsor Stories: Alecia Shannon

Alecia Shannon In June of 2012 I was headed to Maisha for the first time. Leading up to the trip, I prayed, asking God to reveal who He would have me sponsor. On the first day, there was a group of boys asking me to take their pictures and trying, successfully I might add, to […]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

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

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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