Lewa Children’s Home
Local Program Director: Phyllis Keino, RN, Founder/Executive Director
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 to improve its income-generating operation, the adjacent Baraka Farm, as well as expanding its guesthouse facilities.
Thousands of children living in rural Kenya are considered fortunate to be able to attend school. But many of them live miles from their school, and of course, there being no school buses to carry them back and forth, some walk 10 miles round trip, or even more....read more
Earlier this year, we ran pipes from a clean water source about two miles away from the Kebeneti SDA Dispensary in Kericho, Kenya so it would no longer have to rely on rainwater collected in storage tanks and now have access to all the water they need for patients,...read more
In 2009, documentary filmmaker Christopher Cannucciari visited our program partner Lewa Children's Home in Eldoret, Kenya and made a fantastic mini-documentary. He did a wonderful job capturing the life-changing impact that Phyllis Keino and Lewa have on these...read more