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HIV Positive: Voiceless and Empowered

This is a special guest post by Africa HEART, a Segal Family Foundation partner, for World AIDS Day. [line] “Good Morning,” I said to my children. They stared back at me blankly with no response. I wondered if they could not hear me. They were sitting there like statues, again I said “Good Morning.” I […]

Jambo – Kenya

Matthew 25:40 And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’ Pope Francis: “Let us ask ourselves today: are we open to ‘God’s surprises’?” [clear] Everyone wants to know about my recent trip to Kenya.Did you […]

119 girls graduate in Alternative Rite of Passage in Oldonyonyokie

119 girls graduate in Alternative Rite of Passage in Oldonyonyokie On August 29th 2014, HEART was invited to participate in the graduation ceremony of 119 girls aged between 9-14 years old at Oldonyonyokie primary school. These girls were at risk of female genital cut (FGC) as it is the custom in the Maasai culture. They […]

Africa HEART Newsletter

Africa HEART June 2014 Social Media “The Future of Africa Lies In the hands of Its Children. Let’s give them the best education.” Twitter.com/A41oVmFPQQ   Follow HEART on Twitter and Facebook: twitter.com/Africaheart1 www.facebook.com/AFRICAHEART FFG in Action Girls help carry sanitary towels to the storage in their school in Murang’a. Notice their beautiful smiles…because they are […]

World AIDS Orphan Day – 7 May, 2014

Africa HEART Newsletter  World AIDS Orphan Day 7 May 2014  In This Issue Freedom to be a Girl Invest in the Future. Defeat Malaria.   World AIDS Orphans Day May 7th, 2014   “Change My Life – Give Me Free, Quality Education” Happy Mother’s Day! Mother’s Day is coming up on May 11th! Need a […]

Africa HEART Newsletter March 2014

Africa HEART Newsletter March 2014 Thank You On behalf of the Board of Directors and Advisory Board, we want to thank each of you who attended and supported the 14th Annual HEART on Safari Dinner!  If you were unable to attend, please read through the articles to catch a glimpse of the evening, and if […]

Annual WEEP Graduation Ceremony

HEART held its annual WEEP Graduation ceremony. Eleven beautiful women graduated and celebrated this new chapter in their lives. They have literally been restored physically, emotionally and spiritually, through HEART’s Women Equality Empowerment Project (WEEP) . Pam Joseph and Beth Blaisdell of Women Leaders in Action (WLA) were our special guests from Atlanta, Georgia. Pam, […]

Bayside Church Team – June 22-July 5

Team Leader: John Johnson Team Members: The Brown Family, Mary Content Burns, Judi Morales Hernandez, The Johnson Family, The Perkins Family Bayside Church again returned to Kenya this summer under the experienced leadership of John Johnson. The team was made up of some veteran friends of HEART and some new marafiki, (friends). Their days were […]

Vickie’s travels May 28 – June 21, 2013

I am in Amsterdam … on my way back to Kenya … I arrived about noon yesterday and leave this morning … worked till 9:30 PM last night and then got a Mercure room for the night and arrive in Kenya tonight. Up at 5:30 AM so I have a few hours to work before […]

Kenya Team: Valor Christian High School

Valor Christian High School Team Leaders: Trish Anderson, Brita Erickson, and Mark Gomez Team Members 16 Valor Christian High School Students “When people talk about mission trips, it is usually glorifying the work they are doing for the people. But what I’ve learned while I was here, is that these people are doing just as […]