One Happy Student

Kamungo is 8 years old and in second grade. He has reason to smile. Two years ago he was found wandering the streets, hungry and dirty. Today he’s attending one of the best schools in that area of Kenya — Freinademetz Primary School, one of our partners. Kamungo and three of his cousins live together in a stifling-hot one-room house with their elderly grandmother.

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Photo Blog: Ruia, Kenya

Last month I was able to spend a fun lunchtime with the 164 students at Freinademetz Primary School located just outside of Nairobi. The students were all smiles as they enjoyed their meals, provided in part by Cross Catholic Outreach and our faithful supporters.

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Photo Blog: Kenya

I met 6-year-old Moris Saningo on my recent trip to Ewuaso Kedong Baraka Kindergarten in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley. Thanks to Cross Catholic Outreach and our generous supporters, Moris and more than 100 other students from poor Maasai families are receiving nutritious daily meals and an excellent Catholic education.

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Great News in Mozambique

Great news from the field! Reencontro, one of our ministry partners in Mozambique, recently sent us the story of 10-year-old Lidia Parruque. Orphaned by AIDS, Lidia found blessed refuge through Reencontro’s programs.

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Drought Relief

A Maasai woman cooling off in Ewuaso Kedong, Kenya, where Cross Catholic Outreach has been working with Fr. John Fortune of Yesu Empiris E Nkai Parish to provide water for this semi-nomadic community affected by the Horn of Africa drought.

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