Lewa Children’s Home
Local Program Director: Phyllis Keino, RN, Founder/Executive Director
Location: Eldoret, Kenya
Mission: To establish a children’s home with quality standards fostered in a family environment that provides the children with nurturing support, inculcating in them the ability to work and think independently.
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 funding to hire afterschool teachers and special needs children educators.
For more than two decades, thanks to the supporters of Bread and Water for Africa®, we have been able to provide grant funding to the Lewa Children’s Home in Eldoret, Kenya, ensuring that over the years hundreds, if not thousands, of orphaned and abandoned children...
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In the 1970s, Phyllis Keino, who would eventually become the international spokesperson for Bread and Water for Africa®, began fostering and taking in destitute and abandoned children in the surrounding communities around the town of Eldoret, Kenya. In December 1988,...