Meet Nurse Abby

[Transcript] Nurse Abigail “Abby” Saina: My name is Abigail Saina. I am a nurse here at In Step Children’s Home. And I’ve been working here for the last five years, almost going to six years. What inspired me to become a nurse is the need to help people and also taking care of them when…

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February 2024 Jambo

Jambo everyone! I hope you are all doing well and 2024 has gotten off to a great start! I can hardly believe that I’ve only been back in Kenya for two months… a lot has happened in a short amount of time! To say we’ve been busy is putting it mildly! In January, we were once again…

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Bruce

The best part of the trip was hanging out with the kids. They were kind to each other, and were very aware of God at work in their lives. I really connected with a couple of young guys who often shadowed me.

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Kennewick Team – Pastor Scott Paulson

I had the privilege of visiting In Step Children’s Home in Kenya for the first time. It was an amazing experience! I went with a wonderful team of people with a long history of loving the kids and intentionally blessing the ministry every time they go. During this trip, our team installed a large new…

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Day 3 2024 Kennewick Team

On Monday, Pastor Scott Paulson and I went into town with Baba Jeff to run some errands. It was so lively and heartbreaking! In the US, many families live paycheck to paycheck. In Kenya, many families make their living by selling goods on the street and living day-to-day to feed their families. For years, I’ve…

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Day 2 2024 Kennewick Team

Sunday was a very special day as we were able to join the children for church. Church services are held in the “baby house” for the toddlers and babies and in the dining pavilion for the other children. The church service was so beautiful! The kids recite memory verses and sing worship songs. Their voices…

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Day 1 2024 Kennewick Team

Greetings from Kenya! Though our initial flight from Pasco to Seattle was canceled, we made it to Kenya without any major hiccups. We arrived at In Step Children’s Home on Friday evening. The children greeted us with hugs and excitement. They were thrilled to see many members from South Hills Church returning. Our board treasurer,…

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Day 5 2024 New York Team

Good morning, friends! We hope your weekend is off to a great start. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy this quick post from our New York team’s last day on campus. We know how much you’ve enjoyed these so we’re thrilled to share we’ll soon be able to share more as we have a…

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Day 4 2024 New York Team

From Friday’s report: Our dental team treated 60 more children and only have 25 more to go on Monday and Tuesday. Hopefully, they will have time for staff cleanings. They also did fluoride treatments on the 14 Stepping Stones (our center for children with special needs) kids. Dr. Gary will do classes in prevention on…

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Day 3 New York 2024 Team

I sent out yesterday’s post before dinner, figuring the evenings had settled into a nice routine of dinner at our sleeping quarters, devotions with children at 7 PM, lastly return to our sleeping quarters for our 8 PM reflections. Nothing too exciting to report since we all are tired and asleep by 9:30 pm. I…

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