Impact Stories

Orphan care

African Children Bear the Brunt of Being Undernourished

African Children Bear the Brunt of Being Undernourished

At Bread and Water for Africa® our primary concern is for children who have been orphaned or left destitute and have nowhere else to turn but to our partners in Kenya, Zimbabwe and Zambia who take them them in and consider them as if their own children. Among them is...

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Putting Smiles on Orphans’ Faces in Zambia

Putting Smiles on Orphans’ Faces in Zambia

At the Kabawata Orphanage and Transit Centre in Zambia, our longtime partner Angela Miyanda. Its founder and director, is caring for 62 children –36 girls and 26 boys – all orphaned or abandoned and brought to her by the country’s Department of Social Welfare. Among...

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Ann Tiyaa – A Success Story 12 Years in the Making

Ann Tiyaa – A Success Story 12 Years in the Making

18-year-old Ann Tiyaa is a Form Four (senior) at Sambut Secondary School in Eldoret, Kenya, who has made great strides in her life. For one thing, she has accomplished something only few children and youth are able to do in Kenya – attend 12 years of school and poised...

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What a life it has been for Emmanuel!

What a life it has been for Emmanuel!

We at Bread and Water for Africa® began to get to know him as a 2-year-old toddler when he was brought to the Lewa Children’s Home in Eldoret, Kenya, and into the loving arms of Lewa founder and executive director Phyllis Keino after being abandoned by his mother....

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Health

Moye: From Death’s Door to ‘Happily Rejoicing’

Moye: From Death’s Door to ‘Happily Rejoicing’

Moye had been living a happy life in the small Sierra Leonean village of Kojowolo before the deadly Ebola outbreak of 2014 tragically took the lives of his wife and their two children, leaving the 62-widower all alone in the empty house. He managed to carry on his...

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Education

Education is the Future!

Education is the Future!

Kamera’s mother and father are hardworking and just like all parents in Sierra Leone and around the world only want the best for their beloved 11-year-old son. Even with a relatively good job as a police officer, and with the extra money brought into the household by...

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Transforming the Lives of Children in Kibera

Transforming the Lives of Children in Kibera

Kuda was born in the small Kenyan village of Jera in 2007 and never knew her father who left before she was born. It was a struggle for her mother raising Kuda and her three siblings to ensure all the children got enough to eat. “This was a big challenge for the...

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Agriculture/Food Self-sufficiency