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The gift that keeps on giving! We are counting on you!

Thanks to your generous moral and financial support, we are celebrating the joy of abundance during our first year of operation of Hand-in-Hand with African Women. Charity does not work when it creates dependency.  So, we chose to unleash the power of opportunity to transform their lives. Your donation will support vulnerable children and African women entrepreneurs who continue to pursue their effort to create sustainable structures to become more self-reliant.  As a wise Buddhist so succinctly expressed it, ‘This is not charity: it is an investment in humanity.’ 

In December, we had a hugely successful fundraiser and are now able to fund the Hatchery Farm for Sister Agnes and the children in Western Kenya.

Last spring we raised money for Mama Charity in Togo, to purchase farmland to plant vegetables to feed the 105 orphans under her roof.  Part of the money raised was used to start a school to educate children in her community.

Earlier in October 2021, we held a Global Water Walk to raise awareness of the inacceptable challenges people who have very little water face.   Thanks to the generous walkers and donors, we raised $5,272.00.  Now we continue to fundraise the large amount of money needed to bring water solutions to Mama Dinah in the Maasai Mara area of Kenya.  

At this present time, this community is suffering from a severe drought.  Women in the Maasai Mara in Kenya, continue to fetch water in 20 – liter containers, from stagnant water dugouts, shared by the cows, to supply their homes.    A few months ago, the cows in Mama Dinah’s community were moved a 6- day walk to an area that has trees; branches are cut so the cows can eat leaves as there is nothing else.  It is difficult to imagine that 103 of her 183 cows have died.   Let us do our part to bring water to this community! This project will impact up to 3,000 people in the Olookerine community.

All donations will now go towards finding water solutions for Mama Dinah’s community. We are looking to partner with organizations and businesses, familiar with drillers in the area, to assist in drilling bore holes and providing clean drinking water to the Oloonkerine community.

Money is like water. Money flows through all our lives, sometimes like a rushing river, and sometimes like a trickle. When it is flowing, it can purify, cleanse, create growth and nourish. But when it is blocked or held too long, it can grow stagnant and toxic to those withholding or hoarding it. “                                                                                                                 Lynn Twist