Category: Success Stories

From Struggling Student to Successful Farmer

OH, another, IS IT WORTH IT? Raphael was one of the first young men we met in Mangu. He was living with his siblings and single Mom. He had just been sent home from school for fees. We hired him so he could begin saving for his fees, but one volunteer came forward and assisted…


Becoming the Dad I Never Had

Some of you remember our first FIVE Kenyan children. Well they are grown and flown but they do return to share! It was wonderful to see Kamau arrive with pictures of his wife and DAUGHTER! He desires to be the Dad he never had. I am asked often – Is it worth it?? What do…


Honor Student in College

YIPPEE! John Gachau has been with JWHS, Expanding Opportunities since 2004. His sponsor took him to college. This is the result of his first semester in college! Is sponsorship worth it? 6 A’s and 3 B’s I think it is.


Bittersweet Success

Joshua has been with us for several years. This year he completed his standard eight examination. He is older and not academically inclined. The Sweet? We have found him employment and education with our great mechanic friend Bossi. Today we left him for his first day with Bossi. We have also found him a single…


Letters of Thanks

A letter from one of the boys: I can not tell what you go through in life for us to live comfortably, get an education clothes and food. I lack words to express my thanks, love and concern to you. You really mean a lot to me. You are such a loving, caring and a…


Graduation Day 2011

GRADUATION DAY! Joseph Waweru Home School has their first 2 high school graduates! They both performed very well on their KSCE examination.