Lewa Children’s Home

Local Program Director: Phyllis Keino, RN, Founder/Executive Director

Eldoret, Kenya

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.

CURRENT NEEDS

The current need is to improve its income-generating operation, the adjacent Baraka Farm, as well as expanding its guesthouse facilities.

Latest News/Blogs

Mothers to Those Who Need It

On December 9, 1988, the board of directors of Christian Relief Services agreed to provide support to a fledgling orphanage in the town of Eldoret, Kenya. And with that, Christian Relief Services, the umbrella organization of Bread and Water for Africa®, took the...

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School Fees Won’t Prevent an Education for These Children

Any child living anywhere in the world is destined for a life of poverty without an education. Nowhere is that more true than in sub-Saharan Africa which in no way could be described as “a land of opportunity” for those who can’t read or write, add or subtract of have...

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