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Giving Tuesday –

We are so excited to see Giving Tuesday finally here. What a great time to give a gift that will mean the difference between life and death to a child. We are in need of more cash flow for our [...]

A New Site, A New Era

Today, we are excited to announce the launch of our new Encouragers Unlimited Ministries website. Our old site needed a heavy overhaul on design and functionality to stay up with the times of [...]

June 7th, 2014

We are excited about our first ever KKV Boot Sale coming up this Saturday here on the campus of Kings Kids Village. What, may you ask, is a boot sale? It is a yard sale for people to seel just [...]

Going Solar: Step One

Our long term goal at Kings Kids Village is to be totally off the grid of one of the most expensive Power grids in the world… that of the Kenya Power and Lighting Company. At present we [...]

Fish Pond Almost Done

Things are happening at the village these days with the construction of our fish ponds nearing completion. We have hit a small snag. They ponds must be dug about one foot deeper to fully address [...]

Back to the Projects

We are really back into the full swing of things here at KKV. After a wonderful Christmas and New Years, we are working hard at getting some more projects underway! In case you haven’t [...]

Still Alive and Growing

This has been a busy season for Molly and I as we have taken on new responsibilities at our local church here in Nairobi as interim Link Pastors in June of this year. Sorry for the silence. Our [...]

Enlarging the Tents

Change is in the air here at Kings Kids Village. We are so excited about all that is happening. Construction of our fishpond is underway. Many hours of labor have already gone into it due to [...]

Drip, Drip, Drip

I have to say that in nine times out of ten the sound of dripping water would be quite annoying. Today is just the opposite. It is a cause for rejoicing! For the last five days we have been [...]

Miracle on Kigwa Road

From all of us at KKV, we pray that your Christmas was filled with the joy that only Jesus can bring, and that the New Year will bring greater revelation of His love for you. Christmas day proved [...]

Our First Graduate!

We are so excited to announce that Kings Kids Village has its first high school graduate. Essy has worked very diligently to achieve this, and has completed her studies with a great B average. We [...]

ERC Paid for in full

Dear friends of KKV. We are excited to announce that the final money has come in to fully pay for our new Education Resource Center construction. This includes a new front security wall for the [...]

Dedication Postponed

Dear Friends of KKV, Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have come to the conclusion that the Educational Research Center building project is too far from completion to have a dedication [...]

This Week at KKV

This week we would like to highlight KKV’S involvement in the community. Jon has been a member of a grass roots program called Local Area Advisory Council for the past 1 ½ years. LAAC is a [...]

This week at KKV

This past Saturday, July 17, a television program was aired discussing alternative education options for Kenya. It was a panel forum discussion concerning the challenges in the education system [...]

Volunteer Season

It has been a month since my last post. It has been a busy time with my wife,  Molly and daughter, Lydia coming back from the US and our new Missionaries (Jim and Sue Christie) joining us at [...]

Electrical Problems at KKV

Dear Friends, We are experiencing some special challenges at KKV right now concerning electricity. We have been having fluctuating voltage for a while and recently it started affecting our bore [...]

Back home in Kenya

Dear Friends and Family, I am writing this post back in the comforts and safety of Nairobi, Kenya, where Molly and me run a home for AIDS related orphans… For those who have been following [...]

Touring Soibet, Sudan

Dear Friends and KKV Family, It has been my sticky privilege to be in Southern Sudan for the last four days. I cannot begin to tell you all the first impressions I have gotten of this place. It [...]

Nairobi Marathon – Quite an Event

Dear Friends of KKV, Sunday, October 25 was a great day for the KKV running team. What a difference from last year, when I ran alone in support of Kings Kids Village. This year was great fun and [...]

BIG EVENT COMING UP

Dear Friends and Family of KKV, We are really getting excited and trying to say the same about getting into shape ahead of the up and coming Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon coming on October [...]

On Air over Adoption

This past week has afforded Molly and I the privilege of being hosted on a Christian radio talk show here in Nairobi to explore the subject of having a passion for adoption.Adoption is something [...]

Waiting and Working

Dear Friends of KKV, It has been a while since I updated our blog. We have been wanting to get a new website up and running and that has taken longer than expected. So we have been silent, but [...]

It is time to update

Dear Family and Friends of KKV, I am excitedly awaiting the launch of our new and exciting interactive website for KKV. This is hopefully going to open the way for more interaction between [...]

Our 2009 KKV Marathon Team

Dear Friends of KKV, We are pleased to announce the formation of our 2009 KKV Marathon team. We are beginning our training to prepare for the October 25th running of the Standard Chartered [...]

Twenty Five Years in Kenya

This week on the 15th, we celebrated twenty five years in Kenya. I still remember the day we arrived… We were supposed to land in Nairobi at 7 AM, but due to technical failure of one of the [...]