History of Rehema for Kids

Learn more about where we started with Founders, Jeff and Carla Picicci and the beautiful children of Kenya!

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Each month, we send out our Jambo newsletter via email. This fun update is written by Mama Carla and gives updates about life at our In Step campus.

You will also receive other emails with the inside scoop on what's happening in the ministry.


October 2021

Jambo everyone! It’s nice to be writing to you from Washington State! I traveled last week and reached home safely! It was a hit the ground running sort of situation, but I am now slowing down a bit and getting the chance to touch base with you all! I first want to express my appreciation…

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September 2021

Jambo everyone! I hope this update finds you all healthy and happy! I know that some of you are going through extremely hard times right now and I wish I had words that would bring comfort! Please know that the kids and I are praying for you every day! Mud! Mud! Mud! That’s the story…

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August 2021

Jambo everyone! I hope you all are well, wherever in the world you are! Here at In Step Children’s Home, we are doing well! The kids are home from school for half-term break so keeping them busy is a challenge, but it’s nice to have them around. The rains are letting up, only light showers…

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October 2020

Jambo everyone! I hope this finds you all doing well! I have been enjoying seeing fall pictures on your Facebook accounts, especially from my friends on the East Coast! Someday, I will visit that part of the country during the fall season! Here, it’s still raining! Seriously! It has been raining for about a year,…

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February 2024 Jambo

March 4, 2024

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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January 2024

January 13, 2024

Jambo everyone! Wow! Can you believe how fast 2023 flew by? It seems like each year passes more quickly than the year before! When I stop and realize that we have been in Kenya for more than twenty years, I can hardly believe it! And when it occurred to me that we came to Kenya when I was…

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You’re Their Hero

December 20, 2023
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Girls Home 2022

June 5, 2022

The older girls at In Step move in to House #1 and they explain what it means to them.

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What Are Your Dreams?

April 10, 2022

The kids discuss their hopes and dreams for the future and how In Step Children’s Home are helping pave the way.

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Children Enjoying the new Playground

February 21, 2022

In partnership of Kids Around the World, Rehema for Kids was recently able to purchase and install a reconditioned playground at In Step Children’s Home.

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Stepping Stones

January 21, 2022

Home Manager, Gladies, and Occupational Therapist, Sheila, share their experiences working with children in the Stepping Stones program.

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