The cooperative was started in 2007 with a seed grant from Little Portion Friary written by Shoreham Wading River High School students.There are now 29 members of the group.The group is lead by Nancy Kirote/Mama Arica.
Mama Africa Women’s group was registered in 2006 and has since grown under the visionary leadership of Nancy A. Nkirote (Mama Africa-Founder and Trustee). The group believes in the philosophy of the power of many and therefore works to help empower women through skills training in jewelry, detergent, peanut butter and jam making, tailoring, Tie… Continue Reading MAMA AFRICA – Empowering Women
The books have arrived! The Global Club at Shoreham Wading River High School on Long Island sent a shipping container of books to the Jerusha Mwiraria Hope Children’s Home last year. They were recently distributed to local Primary Schools.
Hope Children’s Fund received a grant from World Orphan Fund after a visit from Steve Donovan of WOF. The grant is divided into four stages. What follows are photos from phases 1 and 2. We are very thankful for the support. The home has running water again for the first time in nine months!
Hope Children’s Fund sells Kenyan crafts at many venues around Long Island. We are very thankful for the continued support of Cathy and Mike DePasquale of Depamarkets as well as the support of Rich Rivkin of Long Island Music Festivals. We also do private parties and showings. For more information contact Kevin Mann @ 632-470-6351.
Read the Newsday article about our board members Kevin Mann and Lawrence Hohler and the Jerusha Mwiraria Hope Children’s Fund Home: https://www.newsday.com/long-island/kenya-orphanage-meru-kevin-mann-1.16248900
Julie Lindell Wins $10K for Orphans Amway Grant to Global Awareness Club Member for Kenya Orphanage. Julie Lindell will be a senior at Shoreham-Wading River High School in September. Julie Lindell will be a senior at Shoreham-Wading River High School in September. She is just starting college applications. She says, “Right now, I still have… Continue Reading Julie Lindell Wins $10K for Orphans