Tag Archive for Rafiki Children’s Center

Summer Farm Update

Friends, thanks for all your prayers and support. Busy planting as we wait for the long rains. Some of our teachers have also joined us. Be blessed.

Pig Shed Expansion Project

Our team has been very busy trusting God for the ongoing work at Rafiki despite coronavirus pandemic. A lot of old projects are being rehabilitated. One of our larger projects is the expansion of the pig sheds. We now have eight (8) females and within the next several months, they will start giving birth to little ones. Please consider supporting us with any amount for this pig shed expansion project. Our budget is $2,000. In God we trust.

Christmas at Rafiki

Thank God for all the local and international donors who made this a great Christmas at Rafiki. We wish you a blessed and prosperous 2020. Sharing our photo gallery of memories created below.

Rev. Nganga’s visit to the states

Rev. John Nganga recently returned to Florida for a month long visit and wishes to share some photos with you. He returned to Kenya and the Rafiki family on December 17th and sends blessings to all as we enter into 2020.

Rafiki family plants flowers

The Rafiki family and kids have been planting flowers during the holidays among other activities to beautify their space. Reverend John Nganga thanks everyone for all of your prayers and support.

SAVE THE DATE: Music in the Round

SAVE THE DATE
Music in the Round

March 7, 2020
6-10:30 pm

The Vault | 35 E. Gay Street

Tickets go on sale February 2nd!

Proceeds from this fundraiser benefit Rafiki Children’s Center School of Music.

For upcoming information visit the Short North Rotary website.

 

Columbus group visits Rafiki

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From left to right: Ted Celeste, Terry Davis, Arnett Howard, Karen Heiser, Steve Heiser and Bobbie Celeste

In early March, Dr. Terry Davis led a small group to Kenya to witness all that is happening at Rafiki Children’s Center. The group consisted of fellow Rotarian Steve Heiser from the Columbus Club and his wife, Karen, a colleague at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Also along were Ted and Bobbie Celeste, pillars of First Community Church, which has been a huge supporter of Rafiki. Rounding out the group was Arnett Howard – a very popular jazz musician in the central Ohio area. Reverend John Nganga was able to join them from Florida.

Click here to download and read full detailed report from Dr. Davis.

Rafiki kids attend Christmas party

The kids from Rafiki Children Center attended a Christmas party, hosted by Catherine Gatheru anxmas1d her team at the International School of Kenya. The kids
were very grateful and appreciate for all the unconditional love and gifts they received. Please remember the kids at this time of Christmas and use the donation button on this site to donate online. We shall for ever be grateful to all those that have extended their hand of support for the last 17 years since Rafiki was birthed. All the honor and glory belongs to God. Shalom.

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Rafiki Family visits Emanuel Church

story2aOn September 11, 2016, Ven. Kamau from Ngong Archdeaconry invited the Rafiki Family to worship at Emanuel Church. Reverend John Nganga preached and shared communion with the church family. The congregation donated clothing and money to support the children of Rafiki. Their love touched us.

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September Rafiki Reunion

On September 3, 2016, we had a very successful reunion of all the Rafiki Family. There was the first generation that started with us, many married and now working. We also had second generation, now in College and High School, and with the current third generation of the 75 kids at the center. What a joy it was to see the faithfulness of God!! 14448914_1373837335967375_8219413522347987428_nThank God for an entire army of faithful friends who have contributed to make this dream a reality. We press on.

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One of our younger 3rd generation kids with Reverend John Nganga

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