Saving babies in Kenya, one hospital at a time

By Moses Wasamu VoiceBox Media Laughter is medicine to the heart. This is what one medical doctor has found out. And he makes people laugh while he raises money to save young lives. It is not always one will find a doctor who is a comedian and a church minister…

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Elite runner Wesley Korir runs for his Kenyan Kids Foundation

Kenyan Kids Foundation

WEST KENYA – Education is life in Cherangany. It’s not a frivolous option, a petty expense or an unwanted drudgery. It’s a matter of life and death, progression and regression, advancement and stagnation. “Education is very important because there is no other activity in this place,” said Benjamin Kemboi, a…

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How your help can change the world

The question was posed: if you could tell people from all over the world one thing, what would it be? “It is good of you to help us; we need your help.” – Helen, 17, a scholarship applicant through the Kenyan Kids Foundation. She is lacking school fees to attend…

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KKF supports Cherangany agriculture

WEST KENYA – On a weekday in mid-February, a farmer plowed fields, leaving furrows of chunky red soil behind him. Another harvested green beans – the first of the season, while other farmers prepared their small plots for family use and to sell the excess. About 200,000 people live in…

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Tarah Korir: symbol of unity in her adopted homeland

WEST KENYA – Her name is Mama Chiri (pronounced cheery) in these parts. Her arms are tanned with the Kenyan sun, and her feet – most often clad in flip-flop sandals – are stained with red dirt. She’s a wisp of a woman; the only ounce of extra weight on…

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