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.
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