HEAL in Kenya Trip – Summer 2017

We are planning another volunteer trip to Kenya this summer. If you'd like to join the team, please contact Jennifer ( by March 15, 2017. Trip Dates: June 21 - July 5 Estimated Cost: $2,500 Please find more information here....

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A Thank You Message from the Director of Rapha

I’m really grateful to everyone who gave love, time, monies, ideas and anything else that birthed the awesome kindness we saw on Giving Tuesday. It’s amazing to see all of you united for this noble work. We are definitely smiling at Rapha Community Center! Your...

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#GivingTuesday Success!

We want to thank everyone who contributed to the HEAL Giving Challenge this week. So far we have raised $20,145. This money will make a huge difference to the children at Rapha Community Center, and we feel incredibly blessed to have the support of so many...

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It’s Giving Tuesday!

Today is the day! It’s Giving Tuesday, and our goal is to raise $10,000, which means we need your help. Right now, the monthly operating budget of the Center is $5,000. We receive approximately $3,000 each month from our sponsorship program, which means we need to...

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A New Start for Peris

Peris Maina is a brave woman. She married her husband 10 years ago and they had 3 children together. Peris worked hard to support her family. Every day, she would walk long distances to work as a farm laborer. Every night she would do her best to feed her children....

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Join the Challenge!

Are you ready to join the challenge? Last year we raised $5,000 on #GivingTuesday. This year we want to raise $10,000. Will you help us? It’s easy. Just follow these steps: 1. Join the team: Follow the steps to...

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Update on Well Project

We’d like to thank everyone who has contributed to this project. To date, we have raised $25,000, which means we need to raise only $8,000 more before we can drill and install the pump and piping at Rapha Community Center. We hope to start drilling within the next few...

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It’s the Day of the Girl

NEWS FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-- Today, I’m thinking about my girls in Kenya. My girls are amazing, talented, beautiful, intelligent, creative, determined and inspiring. They all have a light to share, and I feel completely humbled and privileged to know them, and...

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A Safe Place to Lay Your Head

NEWS FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-- Florence is a remarkable young girl. She’s a poet, a storyteller, a singer and she is extremely intelligent and motivated. Florence was abused by her step-father. He beat her just because she wasn’t his real daughter. One night, when...

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My First Day

NEWS FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-- As my driver pulled onto the road leading up to Rapha Community Center, I was eager to finally reach my destination. It takes a long time to get there, and every year it feels a little bit longer. Regardless it’s always exciting to...

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