Some times the children are quite ecstatic coming to
gifts. Like this other day when Cornelia and Sven
Sivertzen's donation to Clubhouse was brought. The
children are very fond of singing and dancing.
Now we have a proper music system to use in Clubhouse,
and the kids really enjoy. Thanks Cornelia and
våre norske venner:
Jonny vil sammen
med Fred ha møter, gudstjenester, skolebesøk osv i Norge
fra 31.mars til 28.april. Dere kan se programmet
blir sang og musikk, informasjon og sosialt samvær på
møtene. Vi håper så mange som mulig slutter opp om
disse møtene, og gjerne tar med slekt og venner! :-)
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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.
We got a new playground in Clubhouse in 2009.
Now the children have much more space to play games.
Also notice the new building in the background with
classroom downstairs and library and office for the
social worker upstairs.
Thanks to those who contributed to this!
you would like an overview of what the Maisha
For our Kenyan readers:
You'll find an article in Taifa Leo
What we do may seem like scooping teaspoons of water
from the ocean of hopelessness, but it means everything
for the children who are getting a chance in life! This is why it is so important!
Marianne and Jonny were on national TV in Kenya Saturday
18th July 2009! See it
Judith got married to Makarios on
Saturday 6th February 2010. Marianne and Jonny
were asked to step in as parents for Judith. We
felt privileged to do so! So here are our lovely
daughter and her handsome husband just coming out of
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 intereset in sponsoring a boy or girl in the
program, pleasecheck out the "Get
Involved" page and then "Sponsorship"
Welcome in the family! :-)
After 1 year in Tigoni we can truly say that we have
come home. There’s no better place to be and we still
say “wow!” looking out the window in the morning :-) In
Soweto, we now look forward to the realization of
Clubhouse number 2 during 2013. Education = future!
Thanks for joining us in giving the children that future
– the Maisha Mema (Better Life) they deserve as any
other child in this world!
Check out the new Tigoni Maisha Mema Children's Home