It was an honor for Sr. Mary to meet with Philip Kiko, recently named by Speaker Paul Ryan as the new permanent Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the House. Kiko has attended many benefits with Nyumbani US Board member David Whitney.
On September 22, 2017, supporters and friends of Nyumbani gathered at the beautiful Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the founding of the Nyumbani Children’s Home. Nyumbani is Kenya’s first and largest facility for HIV+ abandoned children. […]
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 […]
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.