tag:compassion.com,2011-06-01:5-48296 Kenya Updates 2011-06-01T20:41:56.77-06:00 Compassion International Pray for churches in Kenya tag:compassion.com,2014-00-01:5-79224 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-04-01T00:00:00-06:00

Pray for Christian churches facing persecution from terrorist groups in northeastern Kenya. Compassion is monitoring the situation closely and taking protective measures.

Pray for Parsitau tag:compassion.com,2014-00-01:5-79239 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-04-01T00:00:00-06:00

Pray for Parsitau in Kenya, who sustained severe burns to his body. Pray for strength and comfort during his painful treatment and recovery.

Pray for William in Kenya tag:compassion.com,2014-44-06:5-78681 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-03-06T11:44:48-07:00

Pray for William in Kenya, who has become violent toward other children. Pray for God to transform his heart and mind, and for wisdom for the child development center staff who care for him.

Pray for four children in one of our Kenyan programs tag:compassion.com,2014-13-01:5-79050 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-03-01T14:13:32-07:00

Pray for four children in one of our Kenyan programs who all have chronic diseases: Kavithe and Kioko have heart disease, and Victor and Pius suffer from epilepsy.

A Powerful Body tag:compassion.com,2014-57-31:5-77827 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-01-31T13:57:04-07:00

Pastor Albert never leaves his congregation doubting just how important it is to help the poor.

Advisory: Strong Winds in Kenya September 2013 tag:compassion.com,2013-00-03:5-75089 2013-10-03T00:00:00-06:00 2013-10-03T00:00:00-06:00

A storm caused strong winds to damage areas of the Karima community in Kenya on September 14, 2013.

Advisory: Slum Fire in Kenya 2013 tag:compassion.com,2013-00-16:5-69933 2013-05-16T00:00:00-06:00 2013-05-16T00:00:00-06:00

A fire occurred in the Mathare slum outside of Nairobi, Kenya, on May 8, 2013.

Advisory: Violence in Kenya tag:compassion.com,2013-00-28:5-64106 2013-02-28T00:00:00-07:00 2013-02-28T00:00:00-07:00

On February 16, 2013, ethnic clashes resulted in violence in the Trans Mara and Kuria districts of Kenya.

Food for Desperate Times tag:compassion.com,2012-05-31:5-56488 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2012-05-31T15:05:09-06:00 Brandy Campbell, Photos by Silas Irungu

In February 2011, just three months after the drought began, Compassion Kenya reported that more than half of the Compassion centers in the country had been affected by the drought.

Prayer Requests for Kenya tag:compassion.com,2011-00-13:5-33644 2014-01-31T00:00:00-07:00 2011-06-13T00:00:00-06:00

Please pray for the government of Kenya as they roll out the new constitution. Pray for godly leaders to rise up and govern the country. Pray for God's justice and peace to be evident throughout the country.

Growing Up As a Girl in Poverty tag:compassion.com,2011-00-03:5-46034 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2011-05-03T00:00:00-06:00 Silas Irungu, Kenya Field Communication Specialist

In the Maasai community males are to be respected while females are neglected. For Patience, a mother of six girls, the struggle to protect her daughters became too much to bear alone.

Day in the Life of a Kenyan Sponsored Child tag:compassion.com,2010-00-26:5-32780 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2010-05-26T00:00:00-06:00 Elizabeth Karanja, edited by Sara Martin

In the Maasai culture marrying off daughters at a young age for a dowry is the solution to poverty. Irene's mother was desperate for a different answer; she found hope and a new path with Compassion.

Walking a Journey of Faith tag:compassion.com,2009-00-23:5-33260 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2009-03-23T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Elizabeth Karanja in Kenya

Faith never believed that within a year her life would look completely different. Compassion's program would educate her all the way to the university level.

Safe Haven of Learning tag:compassion.com,2009-00-09:5-33297 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2009-02-09T00:00:00-07:00 Brandy Campbell, with Elizabeth Karanja in Kenya
Bernard dreaded what he would find when he arrived at home after school. It was not a safe place. Read how Compassion helped Bernard reach his true potential.  
The Hands and Feet of Jesus tag:compassion.com,2008-00-15:5-33396 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-04-15T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Elizabeth Karanja in Kenya
"Jesus loves you." The words roll easily off of Zipporah's tongue. She speaks them to her friends on the playground and to her neighbors as they bend over steaming pots of rice. Zipporah doesn't just speak about Jesus' love. She lives it. But she wasn't always this way.