Our Nyumbani programs in Kenya welcome and depend on the wide-ranging expertise and willing enthusiasm of a hardy corps of volunteers from around the world. Read about one of our summer 2017 Village volunteers Joe! Name: Joe Carthy Age: 19 Occupation: Student Favorite hobbies: Reading, bridge Hometown: Dublin, Ireland Date of arrival in Nyumbani: 29th of May How long did you […]
Archives for October 2017
Sr. Mary Owens is visited by the Irish Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Mr Joe McHugh, T.D. This was the first formal visit by a Government Minister to Kenya since the re-opening of the Embassy of Ireland in Nairobi in October 2014. The Minister was entertained by the children and toured […]
This week, Nyumbani Executive Director Sr. Mary Owens, stopped by the office of U.S. Congressman Donald M. Payne Jr. (10th Congressional District of NJ) to discuss Nyumbani and the care of HIV positive children in Kenya.
Though I have been here for nearly one month, I am continually impressed by the Nyumbani organization. There is an intimate sense of community in the Village. The staff, the children, and the grandparents foster a welcoming environment. Further, the functionality of the village depends on an intricate web of departments. The mission of Nyumbani […]