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  • International Day of the Girl – October 13, 2021
    Throughout the year, we host several fundraisers that benefit Light of Hope Home & School. Please join us for these very special events:
  • May / June Newsletter: School Updates
    May/June Newsletter Flooding at Light of Hope The extended rainy season has brought incredible rainfall and flooding to eastern Africa and much of the damage was in Kenya. Over 100,000 people were displaced, lives and livestock were lost. Below is a video showing the water that has washed out the road leading to Light of […]
  • 2020 Online Gala: Thank you to our supporters!
    Dear friends and supporters of Light of Hope, We are so grateful for your generosity and support of our “She is an Overcomer” online giving campaign and silent auction. Despite the challenges we faced this year, Light of Hope was able to raise over $130,000!! This is 65% of our goal of $200,000. We are […]
  • Greetings from Kenya!
    Greetings from Boni Karanja at Light of Hope Home and School in Naivasha, Kenya! While Boni is still in Kenya (and unable to fly back to the US at this time) he shares a greeting and his heart for the girls of Light of Hope.We are missing him along with missing the Gala. Please see […]
  • 2020 Shine a Light of Hope Gala Announcement
    To all of our supporters, friends and family In an effort to keep our community as safe as possible, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel the 18th Annual Shine a Light of Hope Gala this year. We do not want to put anyone at risk! In light of “Social Distancing”, we would […]
  • January / February: School Updates
    January and February School Updates An Update About Our End of Year Campaign Thank you to all of our supporters who helped make our SHE IS UNSTOPPABLE campaign a success. During December, Light of Hope raised over $30,000 to allow us to welcome additional girls to our campus during 2020. You are a blessing to […]
  • October / November: School Updates
    October and November School Updates Please pray for our Grade 8 Students Our Grade 8 students will be taking their final test to qualify for high school, beginning October 29th. The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) test is a stressful, important requirement which determines the future education placement for each girl. Scores on this […]
  • August / September Monthly Updates
    August and September School Updates Welcoming Pauline and Sharon to LOH In August we brought our two newest girls, Pauline and Sharon, to the Light of Hope family. It will be very rewarding to witness their transformation and integration as they get to know their new family and learn and grow. Reunion 2019 The Founders […]
  • June 2019: Monthly Updates
    June School Updates Celebrating Day of the African Child Twelve girls represented Light of Hope at the 2019 Day of the African Child Event. They presented a song, planted a tree and participated in activities to end violence against children. Girls Giving Back to Light of Hope Miriam and Grace, our college students, are back […]
  • Thanks for a Successful 2019 Shine a Light of Hope Gala!
    The 2019 Shine a Light of Hope Gala was a Success! Thank you to all who attended or supported our successful 2019 Shine a Light of Hope Gala! It was a lovely evening where friends, family and community came together to support the school. Because of all of your support, the girls who call Light […]