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Progress is Being Made - December 23, 2018

Our God is a Faithful and Loving God! Here is all that He is doing at Saint Barnabas Orphanage and School through His Grace and Mercy. I am happy to report that the well has been drilled at our new property. Presently, it is being back-filled. We have a few of the teenaged boys working hard to level […]

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A Nativity gift for Saint Tabitha - November 24, 2018

Since the last time we heard from Saint Tabitha’s, Father Agapios and his wife Presbytera Dora have worked tirelessly to continue serving 45 of the most destitute and most needy children in Kenya, many of whom were rescued from the largest slum in Africa. Over the many years that they have been rescuing orphans from […]

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Good Will Depends on You - October 26, 2018

Many of our readers may not be aware that the Bishops in Africa are just as dependent on your good will as the many missions you see us featuring and often times the Bishops who are the center of the Church are neglected and often have a very difficult time carrying out their mission which not […]

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And yet, God is Faithful - September 12, 2018

Life at Saint Barnabas Orphanage and School, life continues as it does for all people in the world.  A few days ago, Father Methodios purchased seven tons of wood for fuel.  The fuel prices have been hiked by 16% at the pump. This burden has begun being passed to the consumer. Every item’s price has […]

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Education Opens a World Formerly Unknown - July 16, 2018

Have you ever tried to NOT read a word or NOT recognize a letter of the alphabet? Have you ever looked at apples on a table and NOT know the number that were there; three or four? Try to imagine what it would be like to not be able to decode the world around you.  […]

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Van Will Help Provide Support To Diocesan Missions - July 5, 2018

At Orthodox Africa, we work very hard to help our missions become self-sustaining. The Diocese of Kisumu in Western Kenya is no exception. Together the volunteers of Orthodox Africa and donors like you have come together to make the dream of self-sustainability a reality for our Orthodox Brothers and Sisters in Kenya. In 2017 our […]

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Stretching Our Imagination -

It’s hard to believe it is the 4th of July already. Today many of us will celebrate with friends, family, food, and fireworks, enjoying the summer heat. It’s hard to imagine a distant time when the freedom we enjoy had to be fought to the death for. It can be easy to not think about […]

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The Shepherd leads the way for his sheep - June 24, 2018

Under the Patriarchate of Alexandria and All-Africa, the Diocese of Kisumu and All Western Kenya was formed on 24th November 2015.  His Grace, Bishop Athanasios (Akunda) was ordained 6th December 2015.  The Diocese has been blessed by His Grace’s love, prayers and visitations to the 200-350 mission parishes and one orphanage under his shepherding. His […]

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WE BELIEVE IN YOU ! - April 29, 2018

For the most fortunate among us, our childhoods offered us the happiest of memories. Family, friends, traditions, and the love and laughter they provided us are a common thread connecting us. No matter where we grew up, the time passed building memories as we looked forward and dreamed of our futures. “What do you want […]

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Kids need clean water - February 18, 2018

Within the Great Rift Valley formation, about an hour’s drive South of Kenya – Father Methodius can be found caring for the children of St. Barnabas Orphanage and School. On any given day, the 175 voices fill the otherwise quiet area. Some of these children have lost one or both parents. All have been affected […]

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