This morning we attended a breakfast highlighting the important work being done by Atlanta LEAD Institute, a nonprofit training program. We went through their 10-month program in 2013
Sarah is a young girl whose future didn’t always look so promising. At the age of 5, she watched her mother die right in front of her, and like so many other children in Maai Mahiu, HIV and other diseases took the lives of her parents, leaving her completely alone. Maai Mahiu is a dangerous place for an orphaned girl to be alone.
31 children’s lives are changing here every day, but the reality is, the surrounding community is becoming more and more dangerous. Abuse and child trafficking are real concerns that are threatening the safety of the kids in our care. We are faced with an urgent need to move to a new location.