Children’s Home Gives African Orphans Safety and Hope

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Kenya (MNN) In Kenya, 12% of children don’t live to see their fifth birthday. Of those still living, nearly two million live without food, shelter, and their parents.

Disease, poverty, and sickness run rampant throughout the country’s rural villages. Many lose hope, but one organization is making a difference: Kids Alive International.

“We’re working in a number of communities in Kenya, where there’s huge suffering…a lot of squalor, extreme poverty, high infant [and] child mortality rates, a lot of orphans and abandoned children, a lot of sickness, a lot of kids who really have no opportunity to go to school,” says Matt Parker, President of Kids Alive International.

One specific village where Kids Alive is making a difference is Mitaboni. A few years ago, Kids Alive and its partner Calvary Church in Valparaiso, Ind., were asked to take over management of a children’s home in the village.

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