Swahili Greetings You Should Know

Swahili Greetings You Should Know

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The Basics of Saying Hello in Swahili Besides the standard habari or jambo, I will teach you how to say even ‘good morning’ in Swahili (or good afternoon/evening) plus some other cool stuff that you can use while interacting with fun-loving…
Just One Africa distributes the Uzima Filter in Amboseli National Park area of Kenya

Ensure Access to Water and Sanitation for All

As we mark the International World Water Day, we feature a stakeholder in the water and sanitation sector. In an exclusive interview with African Harvesters, Amy Churchill, the co-founder of Just One Africa, explains Water-related issues in…
small child impacted by the clean water crisis

What is Your "YES" Today?

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"Sometimes something touches your heart so deeply that “doing nothing” isn’t an option anymore. You become determined to make a change rather than coming up with excuses of why you can’t. Not because the fear stops lurking, but because…
Asembo Church Water Filter Distribution

Empowering Local Leaders with Access to Clean Water

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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.  We have served…
Simple Charity

Thank you Simple Charity!

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THANK YOU Simple Charity and so many others! Here's a quick update from the field (at Hope Beyond in Kimana, Kenya) on what your incredible, generous, continued partnership has made possible!Hope is here, giving some precious lives the…
Maasai woman drinking clean water from a Just One Africa filter in Amboseli

Water Filters - Seeing in full color

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On Tuesday, June 7th, I started my fieldwork.  The American NGO, Just One Africa has distributed hundreds of water filters in Kimana, where I am living, and in Loitokitok, a town 20 minutes down the road.  Just One employs two Kenyans named…
Lenkai School Garden

Bravo Just One Africa!

This update from our partner, Dorcus:"The vegetable kitchen garden is amazing; full of spinach, kales, Irish potatoes, carrots, and beet root. It has reduced the budget of the green vegetables that we used to buy from the market and in addition…
Just One Africa meeting with the Governor of Siaya County in Western Kenya.

Lifting communities out of a cycle of sickness and poverty

Today was full of new opportunities. The day started with our vehicles all packed up with buckets and filters heading to Siaya County for multiple water filter distributions. But first, we had a meeting with the governor to discuss the UZima…
Lenkai multi-purpose building in Kimana, Kenya

You chose to say YES!

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It is because YOU chose to say “YES” to being Just One that Just One Africa is able to partner with local leaders in Kenya creating long term sustainable change for vulnerable children!  We extend a heartfelt thank you for your donations,…
I CAN for the one right in front of me

I CAN make a difference for the ONE

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I can't make a difference for every child, but I CAN for the one right in front of me. - Ruth Soukup If we have learned anything from our time serving in Kenya, it is this truth. While our desire is to help as many vulnerable children as possible,…