Hope for Children is located near Kiambu and Nairobi, Kenya. It is estimated that the AIDS pandemic has left 2.5 million orphaned children in Kenya alone. Tumaini (Swahili for Hope) began in 1998 as an outreach of New Testament Church of God with Pastor David and Alice Hinga. The Hingas were moved to action when they observed the extreme poverty of the AIDS-ridden villages of nearby coffee plantations surrounding Kiambu. Many orphaned children are forced to work the plantations and have never had an opportunity for an education.
The work has expanded to care for nearly 600 children a day. The children are clothed, fed, and educated on the compound, which houses the church, school, and small dormitory. Most of the children are sent to home placements at night with provisions for meals; although, some are boarded on the campus. Daycare services for the community are also provided on the campus.
Director: Alice Hinga
Project #: 102-9059