Project Update

Sorry it has been a while since you last heard a project update from us on here. Last you heard, we had received our certificate as a registered organization called Urathi Wa Yohana. We have been working on many details behind the scenes over the last several months. Some of […]


Front: Francis' wife
From left to right: Ann Gacheru (Alex Mbuthia and Jim's mom), Mama Wariumu (our neighbor and mama's close friend), Kellen (our social worker), Jim (Alex's brother), Josiah (our gardener and daytime watchman), Daniel (our driver), myself, Albert (another one of our night watchman)

A Kenyan Funeral

A year and half ago, we shared a story of our first Kenyan Wedding experience.  Today I thought I would share about a kenyan funeral experience. Although this was not my first kenyan funeral experience, actually my third. But this one had the greatest impact on me personally. The first […]


Our Security

In light of today’s attack at the Garissa University College, I wanted to take a minute to give you a picture of our personal security situation in Kenya. I never want to bring light to any terrorist attack because I don’t feel they deserve my time of day, and I […]