friends and supporters of Maisha Mema!
Being on the giving
end of Charity is a privilege. Being on the receiving
end of Charity might be undignified or even
humiliating. We make sure it is not. One of our
principal guidelines is to build people, build their
self-image, build their lives into dignified and
self-appreciating human beings who can ultimately serve
the society in a good way.
In the Maisha Mema
family in Tigoni we are now 37 children, and in the
Soweto Clubhouse over 300. By extension of siblings,
parents and other relatives and friends Maisha Mema
reaches hundreds of people every day. But still, we
value quality over quantity. We must see each and every
During Christmas we
celebrate the One who went around everywhere doing
good. Emulating this puts dignity and self-worth into
people’s lives. Thanks for walking this road together
with us, building the self-image of children and parents
whom we work with.
On behalf of Maisha Mema; children,
workers and Marianne & Jonny we would like to wish you
all a Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year – and by
extension: A Maisha Mema (a Better Life) :-)
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To those who would like to
seek employment in Maisha Mema: Sorry, we do not
have job vacancies!
Maisha Mema Child Sponsorship Program
runs under Maisha Mema Ltd. (est.
2008, orig. founded as a trust fund in Jan 1999).
Maisha Mema’s MOTTO is:
us to make a positive change in a child’s life”.
Maisha Mema’s VISION is
create a conducive environment for the children in the
program through learning and activities so that they
will be brought up to be useful citizens of Kenya in
terms of getting an education and a job”.
Maisha Mema’s MISSION is
reach children, youth and their guardians from the
Kenyan slums and urban areas including street children
with the Gospel of Jesus Christ by providing food,
shelter, school, medical care, or any of these, and
promoting physical, emotional and spiritual well-being
through various activities".
Maisha Mema’s CORE VALUES are:
In March 2007, we also got an additional registration as
Maisha Mema Children's
Home by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Check out the article
The Good Missionary and learn about
toothbrushes and how "orphans" react to "wazungu"
You can make a world of difference! True? Definitely
those who already support the work we are doing
among children in Nairobi, have made a world of
difference for the children they support. Each
year new children are accepted into the program, so that even more children will have
their world changed – with your help. We
– the staff, the children of Maisha Mema, Marianne and
Jonny – want to express our gratitude to you
for supporting us in this. Hearty thanks!
you are interested in sponsoring a boy or girl in the
program, please check out the "Get
Involved" page and then "Sponsorship"
Welcome in the family! :-)
For our Kenyan readers:
You'll find an article in Taifa Leo