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Against All Odds

“For the African girl, the door shuts just when they are about to enter.” ~ “A Small Act” documentary on Kenyan educational sponsorship. Young girls...
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Director’s Blog – Queen Mary

  A few weeks ago, Ndoto’s Director of Communications, Ashley Reed, and I were blessed to be able to attend a leadership conference. From the...
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Visiting Kenya

Every April, we have several visitors that come to Kenya to volunteer at our retreats, and spend time with our students. They are eager to see the...
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Isaac’s Journey

Isaac is an Ndoto student who has become an orphan in the last two years, and lost a sister. He has a younger brother, and...
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Director’s Blog: “It’s all in a name…”

My name is Allison.  I’m 34-years-old.  I’m unmarried and have no children.  That’s all true, except for the fact that it’s not exactly true.  I...
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Elizabeth’s Journey

Elizabeth has been around Ndoto since its founding. She met Allison Schlack in 2003 when she was just six years old, during Allison’s first trip...
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Can Anything Good Come From The Slum?

At our high school and college retreat in April, one of our new students, Bonface O., signed up to perform a poem at the talent...
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Breaking Chains

“There is power in the name of Jesus…to break every chain, break every chain, break every chain.” God spoke to several Ndoto staff members during...
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Life in Obunga

When you hear the word “slum,” what do you think of? Some think of the ghettos in the United States; others think of the movie...
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Throwback: Family & A Christmas Feast.

Christmas has come and gone, but the stories of grace, love and kindness are still impacting us! Most of you who follow Ndoto have heard...
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Beautiful Redemption – Frank’s Story

Frank’s story is one of deep pain and struggle as well as beautiful redemption.  Born in 1986, Frank lost his mom when he was 12...
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Retreating Like Royalty – Part Two

The annual staff retreat from the male perspective... “We left Kisumu without any idea of our next destination, something I have never experienced before. When...
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