Lewa Children’s Home
Local Program Director: Phyllis Keino, RN, Founder/Executive Director
Location: Eldoret, Kenya
Mission: To establish a children’s home with quality standards fostered in a family environment that provides the children with nurturing support, inculcating in them the ability to work and think independently.
The Lewa Children’s Home was founded by Bread and Water for Africa® international spokesperson Phyllis Keino who more than three decades ago began taking in orphaned and abandoned children in western central Kenya. Phyllis could not turn any child who showed up at her doorstep away, and with support from Bread and Water for Africa® today she has become the “mother” of hundreds of children who have matured into successful adults.
The current need is funding to hire afterschool teachers and special need children educator.
For many years, Richard “Dick” Landis has been partnering with Bread and Water for Africa® to help improve the lives of Kenyan children. First was his support of the Lewa Children’s Home, the Kipkeino Primary School and Baraka Farm, all integrated under the direction...
Although Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, that does not mean that dozens of children living at the Lewa Children’s Home do not have plenty to be thankful for every single day. Thanks to the supporters of Bread and Water for Africa®, and of course “Mama”...