Showing posts from December, 2015

Home for Tumaini Children Project Update

Prayfully the new Home for our Tumaini Family We are imagining and praying that we will soon have enough monies donated for a good down on this piece of property for our new home.  We are negotiating with the owner and walking though all the legal steps. Which is a big deal here in Kenya because of all the things that may seem right that are not.  We have now accomplished the property's Value Report ( Apprasal ) and building inspection ( so that we can continue building on the existing buildings ).  The blue prints on these buildings were stamped when the buildings were started so we needed to have them oked and stamped again too, done!  Now we are needing a enviromental Impact Statement redone and see if we need to rezone to have a Children's home in the area. As we said lots of work to just get to the offer stage but God has met us at every step and we are praying that all will progress as He has planned. We have taken all the children in groups to see the ne

Seasons Greetings 2015 with a Surprise!

Seasons Greetings Dear Friends and Family We know this will be a different Christmas letter than we have ever written before but we believe it is all in God’s Perfect timing! Our Tumaini Children need a Home! We were told 2 years ago by the Kenyan authorities that we must have more living space for our family! We have been searching and we believe God has led us to a property that feels perfect. This one acre lot has electricity, water and a security wall already in place. It also has 2 buildings with 6700 sq. ft. of living space ready to be finished into one big Home! A donation of $50,000 (GBP 33,000) has been made but it needs to be matched in order for us to make an offer on this property.   The project to completion will cost an estimated $400,000 (GBP 265,500). Land prices in Kenya are rising rapidly and this place is reasonably priced in today’s market. Right now the dollar and GBP are high to the Shilling, which gives us more buying power. If