October 2017 Newsletter

Dear Hungry4HIM family, The elections from earlier this year were voided by the Kenyan Supreme Court, so there will be another election on Oct 16. Please be in prayer between now and then, and then after the elections, for peace, fairness, and for God to install whoever He pleases for His purposes. Trip Report by Jeff Meyer, H4H Board Member Greetings to Hungry4Him Family, Friends, and Supporters, Recently I was blessed with another opportunity to visit Kenya, and spend time with Pastor Benard Ondiek, and the teachers, pastors, and nearly 800 children at the Benard’s Vision Schools in Ahero and Wachara. Actually, three teams from Georgia and North Carolina visited Kenya this summer over a six week period, so a …

School in session

Testing Update Please pray for the children in our partner schools as they study hard for their national exams in October. These are held yearly and determine what level of secondary school they qualify to get into. This is very significant in the child’s future after having worked so hard in primary school. Every year they test very high and rank among the best in both public and private school rankings.

New ventures

It has been so neat to see all of what God has provided this past month! We give him all the glory and credit for allowing these things to progress. Two of our projects that we have had in the planning stages have solidified and plans/funding have come together. We are beginning to move forward with them in hopes of it being a major game changer for those involved. Moringa Agriculture project Funding has come in for property that is owned at one of the school locations to be fenced and the Moringa tree project to be planted. The vision is that the leaves will be harvested and mixed in with the children’s food at the school (and eventually others …

Building updates

We are excited to see all the changes going on and the provision for larger projects that are always on-going. Below is a summary of the current buildings that are under construction or were recently completed, thanks to our partner ministries. 1. The teachers housing building was recently completed and six of the staff moved in approx two months ago. This provides free housing on school campus for them and their families. They are now also able to work more with the children after “normal” school hours are over since they do not have to travel long distances. 2. One of the new two-story classroom/administrative buildings is almost completed but already in use! 3. A much-needed clinic is under construction …

News on the ground

Please pray for rain so that the drought conditions in Kenya will improve. There has been some rain but too much too quickly will cause flooding and disease. We know that the Lord will take care of our brothers and sisters in Christ and provide for their needs during these trying times.