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Case Study: Albert Wambugu

One of the goals of the Simama Project is to celebrate the children that we work with in a positive light. We are opposed to the marketing of children as victims and instead choose to focus on their successes. However, we also believe that it......

Case Study: Kenya’s Health Crisis

Above, we have the 13 stitches removed by our volunteer nurse. Clavicle Conundrums Here is a little Facebook post we put up last month about one of our kids. One of our 11 year old boys was running away from a friend in a harmless......

A Nyama Choma Christmas

I grew up thinking that Christmas needed snow and the classic claymation 1964 Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer movie playing in the background. Turns out you can get the same warm-Christmas-fuzzies by roasting a goat in Kenya. Christmas at the Simama Transition Home was great. We had decided......

Case Study: Abraham Deng

Above is Deng and Alfred at St. Mary’s in Nyeri. One of the goals of the Simama Project is to celebrate the children that we work with in a positive light. We are opposed to the marketing of children as victims and instead choose to......

Singing + Dancing under the Mugumo: Roberta’s Story

I don’t think that anyone would call Nanyuki, Kenya a vacation destination. It is a dusty market town that lies on the equator northwest of Nairobi. Nanyuki is not particularly attractive but, if given the opportunity, I would return there in a heartbeat because of the people who make......

Feeding Program at Likii Primary School

Some NGO and non-profit organizations around the world provide what we would consider to be “Band-Aid” solutions; temporary aid that does little to alleviate the actual issues. It is that way with street children. If you see a young child on the street asking for......