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 heard about the street boys who sniff glue. We encountered one about halfway through the day. The boy couldn’t have been older than 11 and I don’t think I’ll ever erase his face from my memory. His eyes were as big as saucers. Jeff pointed out to pastor and me the bottle the boy carries, sniffing glue. The glue warms the boys and helps them to not feel as hungry. Jeff bought him milk and biscuits 🍪, he knows better than to give him money because he will buy more glue. There are street girls, but they are a little more hidden; for reasons I can only assume have nothing to do with protecting the girls’ dignity.

If it weren’t for organizations like Rehema for Kids, many of our children would be out on the streets, forced to try to make a living by hustling to make enough money to feed themselves or resorting to sniffing glue themselves. Thank you so much to everyone who gives to Rehema for Kids and supports our social media pages. You are literally providing safety and a new life for these children.

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