At age 25, Sinfrosa Njeri, a mother of one seven year old boy has been through what seems to have been a journey of a thousand miles. Born in Mukuru informal settlement in Nairobi County, Kenya, she found herself in a home where her mother struggled to feed and educate her and her siblings. At the time, her mother sold bananas at two shillings each which gave them a meager earning to survive on.
In 2012, the Government of Kenya released the minimum service standards for quality improvement of orphans and vulnerable children programs in Kenya. Caregivers in the HOPE worldwide Kenya Nilinde Project formed a Quality Improvement (QI) team to oversee and ensure the services offered to Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) in their areas adhere to these minimum standards. The team is comprised of 15 members including representatives from the Ministry of
Esther Muthoni Kinuthia was a victim of the post-election violence that rocked the Country in 2007. She and her family resided in Mathare then and had survived only with their lives and the clothes on their backs.
The HOPE worldwide Kenya Nilinde Project distributed bursaries to caregivers in Dandora, Nairobi on 7th July, 2017. A total of 128 secondary school girls and 150 primary school girls received bursaries. Out of these, 23 girls from Dandora Secondary School received full year bursaries and a years' supply of sanitary towels. A total of Ksh. 4,132,200 worth of bursaries were distributed at the auspicious event held at Dandora Primary School. The area Chief, Mr. Kingori, graced the occasion and handed over the bursaries to the caregivers. Staff of Dandora Primary School also attended the occasion and expressed their gratitude for the good work that is being done by HOPE worldwide Kenya and Plan International Kenya.
HOPE worldwide Kenya joined other organizations in marking the Good Deeds Day-an international day set aside for doing and celebrating good deeds commemorated on 2nd April , 2017. Staff came together to contribute food and clothes to distribute to needy families in the communities where we work. As a result, four families received food that would feed them for one month.
HOPE Youth Corps (HYC) was established in 1994 by HOPE worldwide and is a faith-based, service-learning program originally designed for high school and college students.
Working with HOPE worldwide programs all over the world, HYC participants serve lower-income communities through various outreach efforts and community maintenance programs. The participants come from diverse backgrounds from around the world.