25th of July was a special day for the Jump Rope family. Impelled by our mantra “Jumping into a better future”, we sought to share our giftedness with Maisha Safe House family. We were linked to Maisha safe house family by Mr. Patrick Odongo, who is the Director of Ugali Youth. We were aware that although the Covid-19 pandemic had had a serious negative impact on the urban poor, there was still ‘a silent majority’ of vulnerable people, ‘a special category of poor’ who were being left out in most mitigation efforts.........
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In the midst of all the confusion, anxiety and uncertainty, God’s light keep shining through the youth we serve, bringing hope as they stand in solidarity with those experiencing pain, fear, loneliness and grief. With a population of more than 47 million people, Kenya currently has 30,636 confirmed cases of COVID-17, 638 Recovered patients, and 487 deaths reported to date. Source: Ministry of Health Press Briefing August 18, 2020
Kenyan Safe Houses overwhelmed during coronavirus pandemic.
In Kenya, sexual abuse of women and girls has soared since the coronavirus outbreak. As the country is struggling with a lack of safe houses, privately run shelters are essential for the victims. DW reporter Edith Kimani visited one of them.
We are pleased to announce that the Ordination of Joshua M. Peters, SJ, will take place Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 12:30pm Eastern time. Bishop Donald Hanchon, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit, will preside at the ordination.
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