New Raha Kids
“In my father’s house are many rooms” – John 14:2
Raha Kids, the home of rescued street children in Nairobi, part of the Coptic Mission, needs your help to build a new school, and to expand upon the great work it has been doing for the last 10 years. Having established an excellent reputation in the community, children aged 3 to 17 are being referred to Raha every day in desperate need of love, care and rehabilitation. We have already purchased the land – a peaceful place filled with natural beauty that will aid the boys’ recovery from the unimaginable hardships they experience living on the streets – but we need your help to start building. We’re dreaming big on behalf of our boys, who have been denied all the things we take for granted in life. Our hope is to build a new, modern school with multiple labs to give the boys the best chance of catching up with the education they have missed out on. For those unable to meet the national standards (often due to never having been in education), we plan to build a world-class vocational training centre offering courses in carpentry, plumbing, catering, IT, mechanics and entrepreneurship. The boys will also live on the new grounds – in a bright, clean, welcoming house that feels like the home they never had. We’re also planning a multi-purpose playground to host a range of sports and healing, extra-curricular activities, and an on-site chapel to nourish the boys’ spiritual growth, which we take as seriously as their education and physical wellbeing.
You can find details of how to support the build at the bottom of this article. Please read on to learn more about how God has been transforming these boys’ lives through his team of dedicated staff at Raha Kids.
Raha Kids bank account:
Account name: COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH RAHA KIDS
Account number: KES 2042732217
Bank name: Absa Bank Kenya Plc
Absa Hurlingham Branch
Bank address: P.O. Box 30120, 00100
Swift Code: BARCKENX
Bank code: 03
Branch code: 045