M.C.K. Murerwa Child Development Center

This church has 150 members and their vision is to know Christ and make Him known through equipping and empowering disciples. As a part of this vision, they host 361children at their Compassion center where they participate in Bible studies, leadership training, and spiritual retreats.

Tutua, Kenya

261 children

Pastor Fredrick Kinyua Mutua is changing Tutua as he serves the children in Jesus’ name. This church oversees a Compassion child development program and is looking to partner with a church in the U.S.

  • The dry hills of Tutua are home to nearly 15,000 people.
  • Typical homes are constructed of dirt floors, wood walls, and tin roofs.
  • Common health concerns: malaria, typhoid, ulcers, HIV/AIDS.
  • Social issues: lack of medical care, high child mortality rate, 90% unemployment, lack of vocational skill training, poor farming methods. .

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  • Located on the plains, Chalchuapa is home to 75,000 residents.
  • Most adults work as laborers and earn the equivalent of $103 per month.
  • Social concerns: unemployment (40%), delinquency, family disintegration, lack of vocational training.
  • Health issues: malnutrition, intestinal infections, respiratory diseases.
  • Nueva Jerusalem Evangelical Church began in 1984.
  • Their purpose is to share the good news of salvation and they thank God for enabling and blessing their ministry.
  • They are beginning a new nursery program to reach out to the single mothers in their community by providing free child care while the mothers are at work.
  • This church has partnered with Compassion for 12 years.
  • Children have the opportunity to learn valuable skills such as sewing, computers, and hairstyling, in addition to conversational English.
  • Education/training is offered to parents and guardians.
  • Preschool-age children begin learning and developing skills at an earlier age.
  • Social activities and field trips are provided.
  • Many in the community are hearing the gospel through this church and through their children who attend Compassion programs.
*Consider using this profile as a tool to begin a discussion with your leadership to see how it may fit with your church's vision and mission. While we cannot guarantee you will be partnered specifically with this Pastor, we are seeking participants for our Church to Church strategy.