One of the important programs that our partners have been building is focused on trauma therapy and counseling for the children rescued from early marriage, FGM, trafficking, and abuse. Read more
Packing up 200 five-gallon buckets, 100 water filters, and our US and Kenyan teams, we departed for the small, rural village of Asembo, located in Siaya County. An excited crowd, 150 strong, anxiously awaited our arrival. Read more
Our first day in Kenya, we pulled into camp with Paul, and met Madam Dorcus. She was waiting for us outside of her house, ready to greet us with a smile and welcoming arms. We introduced ourselves, and immediately she made us feel at home. Read more
Some people go through life trying to find out what the world holds for them only to find out too late that it’s what they bring to the world that really counts. – Anne of Green Gables
We are grateful for the opportunity to serve with others, and we love watching how their view of themselves and the world around them changes. Read more
As we have stepped out with the vision of Just One Africa we have had the privilege of meeting some amazing people. Meet Joseph and Clackston, part of our awesome team in Kisumu and Bondo, Kenya. Read more
“If I can help one person, and that person can help another person, then it becomes a change.” – Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya
This is what Just One Africa is ALL about! The difficult situations and deep challenges in life can seem so impossible to overcome and high mountains of needed change are often met with uncertainty of where to start. Read more
This picture is of our strong local leader, Dorcus Parit. She is a wife, mother, daughter, sister, teacher, advocate, leader, and friend. She is on the front lines fighting for women and young girls rights to a full education, to stop the practice of FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) and child marriage, she cares for children that are in abusive situations, and she brings health to communities that lack clean water and basic needs.
We are excited to announce that Just One Africa is partnering with a selection of other Atlanta-based nonprofits for an event called GeneroCity Market. Hosted by Canopy Life, a creative learning community with an academy in Kenya, the event will take place on Saturday, May 2. Located at 35 Old Canton Street, in the parking lots between The 410 Bridge and Rivers Academy, the Market will be open from 8 am – 4 pm, overlapping with the Alpharetta Farmers Market. Read more
Listen to what JUST ONE can do with their voice!! Brian, a high school senior (at the time of this recording) who leads Simple Charity wrote a spoken word inspired by his work with Just One: Africa. We think you will be totally moved and thoughtfully provoked to see what JUST ONE can do! It might just be the best 3 minutes of your day! Leave a comment and let Brian know how it impacted you!
Brian, later traveled to Kenya, as an intern for Just One Africa, through the Duke Engage program. He spent 10 weeks living in Southen Kenya, working with our partners at Lenkai Christian School.