You Brought Relief to Earthquake Victims in Indonesia On August 5th, strong earthquakes shook two Indonesian islands, killing hundreds, and leaving thousands without homes. Your quick response to help those in need was a blessing and relief to earthquake victims! You helped provide them with food and shelter during those frightening days. Thank you. Making Life Better for Kinship Projects in Kenya Thank you so much for your gifts to help repair Kinship Projects in Kenya. With your support, they are hard at work, making safer and more welcoming spaces for the orphans and widows they serve.
Kayla went live on Facebook throughout her 100,000 step journey to raise money for clean water at the Jezza Kinship Project. Kayla Cox, a longtime supporter of Kinship United, wanted to do something BIG. Something that would stretch her to her limits, and that would bless orphans and widows in a huge way. So Kayla became an Orphan Rescue Champion, and created a fundraiser to provide a well and water storage tanks for the Jezza Kinship Project in Uganda. Her goal was to walk 100,000 steps in one day on August 31st and raise $10,000. Amazing, right? Let’s go back
The Sorong Kinship Project opened in West Papua, Indonesia over a decade ago. It raised a generation of orphaned children. But when government regulations shifted, closing all residential orphan care facilities across the country, the Sorong Kinship Project had to adapt. The Sorong Kinship Project became an early childhood education center, teaching young children and providing them with a hot meal. But they had to send these precious little ones home each night. All while knowing that some of them had no family or safe home to return to. There were still orphans who were in desperate need. Today, we are
Countless women in Uganda suffer from domestic abuse. Traditionally, many Ugandan women don’t have incomes of their own, and many of their husbands lord this over them. Beaten down and berated, they’re punished for being “burdens” in a society where men are seen as the primary breadwinners. But not anymore. Now you’re helping to empower these women! Last month, our Kinship Partners in Uganda hosted a women’s conference as part of their Women of Worth Empowerment Program. Over 200 women made the journey to attend: struggling single moms, lonely widows, abused wives, and any other women who needed encouragement. The
When Pang Sobin got sick, she’d just finished high school and had a promising future ahead of her. But instead of finding a job, continuing her education, or helping her struggling family, she spent the next four years in bed. Pang Sobin and her family lived too far away from a hospital to seek medical treatment when she got sick, and their local witch doctor was useless against her mystery illness. Pang Sobin was simply not getting better, and she and her family were starting to lose hope. Then one day, Pastor Jack from Kinship Cambodia visited Pang Sobin’s