Thank you for making our work possible 😊
I was fortunate to travel back to Kenya in January. This video shows some highlights of the trip. We visited with high school students from Cheryl's Children's Home; and spent time with the Miriam Kanana Mubichi Foundation board of directors assessing project development in partnership with Seeds of Grace. Fridah Mubichi, Shannon Tilley Jones, Ravena Mubichi
Oh, the power of a puppet! While in Kenya we hosted a health club at Ribui Primary School. It was on Oral & Dental Health. Thanks to Katie Kathryn Fogle and Sea Star Foundation for donating Farley Flossisaurus for us to share with the kids! He was a hit! Also, thanks to Gentle Family Dentistry for donating toothbrushes and toothpaste to give to the children!! What a fun afternoon!! Fridah Mubichi, Shannon Tilley Jones, Miriam Kanana Mubichi Foundation
This photo was taken in 2010. Our team worked in Meru at several schools, partnering with the Miriam Kanana Mubichi Foundation(MKMF). I'm happy to say that three of us are heading back to Meru at the end of January! So excited to return and visit the many projects we've sponsored these past few years!
A big shout out to Jan Cosgrove and Lisa Telomen who are leading a team to Kenya and partnering in mission at the Maua Methodist Hospital and Miriam Kanana Mubichi Foundation. Please pray for God's blessings to abound for all involved. They are living out this verse from James 1:27.
Sending holiday greetings to all of our friends! Have a blessed Christmas and may the new year bring peace and joy to you and your loved ones. Thank you for following us and sharing in our love for others throughout the world. Shalom!
In this season of gratitude, we are especially grateful for your partnership and gifts. With your help, many children in rural Kenya will thrive because they will receive healthy, nutritious meals and the promise of an education.
For the past ten years Seeds of Grace has partnered with the Miriam Kanana Mubichi Foundation(MKMF) in Meru, Kenya. Our mission is to empower orphans and vulnerable families through education, health and nutrition. We are proud to support the commun...ity development work of MKMF. Some of their accomplishments throughout the past 10 years have included:
Renovating over 30 classrooms
Constructing 4 community libraries
Constructing 60 new school latrines
Installing 2 community water wells
Instituting 6 school feeding programs (lunch)
Instituting 12 primary school health clubs
Through your generosity you are a conduit for God’s love. Currently we support 25 children who continue to receive school scholarships (including 15 special needs students) and over 50 orphaned preschoolers who receive nutritious meals each day. Additionally, educational projects such as school gardens, health clubs and classroom renovations continue to help enrich young lives by raising abilities and self-esteem.
Every dollar matters. For example:
$30 covers school fees for a child for a month, includes uniforms & supplies
$216 provides nutritious food for 50 orphaned preschoolers for a month
$1177 provides new cement flooring in a primary school classroom
During this Christmas season, will you make a tax-deductible donation to bring hope and promise to children in need in Kenya? Our partnership with the Miriam Kanana Mubichi Foundation, located in Meru, Kenya, is a beacon of hope and development in their community and 100% of funds raised supports their work.
Donations may be sent to
Seeds of Grace
PO Box 9534
Naperville, IL 60564
Donate online at www.seedsofgracesite.org
Our very best wishes to you and your loved ones this Christmas season!
May God bless you abundantly
Mungu awabariki sana,
Julie Utter & the Seeds of Grace team
How does your garden grow? Spinach, Kale, Onions, Tomatoes, Cabbage, and more filled the school garden helping to supplement school children's diet with extra vitamins and minerals! This was an opportunity to teach children how to construct, cultivate and benefit from a garden. Surplus veggies were sold to help fund seedlings for next harvest.
Our Kenyan partner, Miriam Kanana Mubichi Foundation is lead by Fridah Mubichi. She is and will change lives as she continues her work in Africa. This article captures the essence of this amazing woman!
A 25-year-old Aurora man has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, indecent solicitation of a child and grooming after he communicated with a 15-y...ear-old Naperville girl via smartphone applications and met her for sex, authorities said Friday, October 16, 2015.
Join Detective Rich Wistocki of the Naperville Police Department's High Technology Crimes Unit for a free interactive mobile device safety workshop for parents and kids tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 South Eagle Street. Let's educate our kids to be safe online! Free and discounted software will be offered to the first 125 families.
Seeds of Grace was able to provide funding necessary for repair needed on a water well for the community near St. Peter's Church & School.