Blog Archives: September 2014

The Room at the End of the Hall

September 30, 2014
Rudy Miller
The nurse in the pediatric wing of Nazareth Hospital directed me to Richard. “He is in the end room.” His room, no larger than 80 square feet, has been used for hospital storage and the occasional isolation case. Although I had seen Richard only 90 days ago, I did not recognize the gaunt little boy curled up on his bed. I have seen the look before….he is at the end of his life. Perhaps Richard would have chosen this isolated room for his final hours? I first met this eight-year-old boy one year ago in the Korogocho slum of Nairobi. In many ...

September 2014 Tree of Lives Newsletter Available

September 17, 2014
Becky Lyle Pinkard
To read and download the latest edition of the Tree of Lives newsletter, go here.

Joy Village Has Hot Water

September 12, 2014
Becky Lyle Pinkard
For the first time ever - there is HOT WATER at Joy Village! The solar heating panel installation is complete! The Village is now having to make new bathing rules for the kids...turns out they have never used a shower before and want to stay under for hours! (Don't we all?) The Moms are grateful they no longer have to boil water for bathing, cooking and everything else. Thanks to all our donors - you made this possible!  

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