Sponsor a Child

Kisima’s director reports that once the children know they have a sponsor they hold their heads higher, have a spring in their step, and show a renewed dedication to their schoolwork. Sponsor a child for $300 per year. Younger students require two sponsors for full support while older students need at least three. The cost of books and exams during their last two years is quite high. Sponsor a teacher for $400 per year. Each teacher needs four sponsors for full support. When you choose or are assigned a child it would be great to write a letter to introduce yourself and include a photo. The kids LOVE to receive photos. Please do not send packages because they may not arrive. The address to send letters and photos is Kisima Academy, P.O. Box 74, Postal Code 50211, Naitiri, Kenya.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

April news

It's always exciting when a new calf is born at Kisima.  Charlie (Charlene? Charlotte?), gave birth to Grace recently.  Feed has been very scarce during the dry season. There has been nothing to graze on and Martin has had to drive 17 miles into Kitale to buy what feed was available. Thank God the rains have come and things are growing again.

April is a holiday month for Kenyan students and the high school students have been home at Kisima.  They've been making good use of the time--working with computers, helping the Kisima students with computers, meeting with recent high school graduates, and being tutored by secondary school teachers. 

Thursday, April 16, 2015

April rains

The hot, dry, dusty summer is over and the long rains came on schedule.  The landscape is green again.  Hopefully favorable growing conditions will continue and the harvest will be good.  April is one of the three months students are off school and the high schoolers are back at Kisima sharing their experiences.

Laura Anne and Jamie arrived home recently from spending over three weeks at Kisima.  I look forward to hearing about their trip!