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Greetings and welcome to the home of Kansas2Kenya on the web. We invite you to see and hear how we are living into our mission. Through this site we hope that you will get to know your friends, families, and colleagues that support this mission and that you see their work and its impact. Consider the ways that your own contributions can make an impact in the lives of others. Connect with our members and stay up-to-date on our events and news through Facebook and Twitter. Thank you for visiting us!

Kansas2Kenya’s Successes in 2016

  • Conducted seminars for women on nutrition, dental care, chronic illnesses and emotional health with an emphasis on reproductive health including addressing anemia and folate deficiency
  • Addressed nutrition of very young children through community education
  • Taught basic biology to girls, including reproductive biology, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, boundaries, values, decision making, and some mental health and information about gender based violence
  • Presented information to women on empowerment and gender based violence Partnered with C4G (Computers for Girls) to bring computers with similar information to women’s groups throughout the Diocese of Nakuru
  • Continued a program to fund school fees for orphans to enable them to receive a school lunch in Maai Mahiu. Provided support to orphans in Naivasha
  • Supported a “safe house” called Agatha’s Amani House for women who are victims of domestic violence. Provided vertical garden, laptop with C4G programs on women’s empowerment, health care, as well as a guitar to teach children music
  • Funded Nakuru Community Development Trust (NCDT), a microfinance program
  • Provided support for AA/NA meetings and for after-school programs for youth in partnership with Badilika
  • Purchased additional e-readers bringing hundreds of books to children at the Osborne Libraries in Nakuru and Maai Mahiu and recruited a new library director
  • Provided three health clinics and treated over 1,300 adult and pediatric patients through the annual K2K Medical Team
  • Provided funding for monthly dental clinic in Maai Mahiu and Naivasha in partnership with Kijabe Hospital
  • Continued development of pharmacy education and leadership program with University of Nairobi School of Pharmacy
  • Dispensed 1,000 mosquito nets to children age 5 and under and pregnant women
  • Provided support for a farming technique called Farming God’s Way that uses composting and slow-drip irrigation systems to improve crop production
  • Installed rain water collection systems and built other environmental projects such as a water retention pond and solar food dehydrators
  • Organized a soccer tournament and provided student leadership/education awards at Ngeya School. Provided a newly reorganized faculty work area for teachers

These changes were only possible through the gifts of time and money from the people connected to Kansas2Kenya. A heartfelt thank you to all of our contributors.

Featured article:

Kenya changed my life

By The Reverend Robert A. Terrill

When I was first asked to join the Diocesan community development team to Kenya last summer, I thought, “Wow, what a wonderful thing to do. I’ve always wanted to go to Africa.” When I got there and started ministering to the people in the small village of Maai Mahiu, my original idea of a great trip turned into a powerfully renewing experience in Jesus Christ, powered by the Holy Spirit, through the lives of the wonderful people of Kenya.  Continue reading


Community Needs in 2017

  • Teach basic biology for boys and girls including reproductive biology, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, boundaries, values, decision making, and information about gender-based violence
  • Present information to women on empowerment and gender based violence. Partner with C4G (Computers for Girls) to bring computers with similar information to women’s groups throughout the Diocese of Nakuru
  • Continue to provide support for AA/NA meetings and for after-school programs for youth in partnership with Badilika
  • Purchase of additional ereaders and downloads for St. Nicholas School library in Nakuru and the Osborne Library in Maai Mahiu, and delivery of physical picture books for the youngest users
  • Provide 1,000 mosquito nets to young children and pregnant women
  • Continue to fund school lunch fees for orphans in Maai Mahiu. Provide food support to orphans
  • Support Agatha Amani House general operation including sustainable agriculture projects including vertical gardening. Continued support of survivors and their children needs including clothing, food and medical expenses
  • Conduct seminars for women on nutrition, dental care, chronic illnesses and emotional health with an emphasis on reproductive health, including addressing anemia and folate deficiency
  • Provide a water collection project for Nyega School
  • Provide education on clean water and use of Lifestraw filters
  • Install rain water collection systems and build other environmental projects such as solar food dehydrators
  • Provide a women’s health clinic and treat adult and pediatric patients through the annual K2K Medical Team
  • Expand education programs with University of Nairobi School of Pharmacy to include the dental school and the medical school
  • Conduct medical teaching conference at a medical school in Nakuru
  • With World Computer Exchange, provide Internet-equipped computers and teach web-based accounting program to microfinance groups
  • Lead a collaboration conference of non-profit professionals and community leaders to promote communication, share best practices, advocacy, and legislative types of influence in cooperation with each other

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