Jackeline is a lot like the teenagers that might be in your house… But hiding behind her smile and young age is wisdom and a story that no one should ever have to go through…but there is also hope. Read more
So much is possible when we choose to invest in the life of another person. We believe that each child is important and has value. What if you could change the story of just one child? Read more
The solutions to human trafficking can be surprising. In a little town near the Kenya-Tanzania border, we spent a few days with our rescue partners who use clean water to fight trafficking. And it’s working. Read more
I am so grateful for the experience I had with Just One Africa in Kenya last month. My wife and I led a group from our church to join Just One for two weeks in Kenya. Read more
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! Read more
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, we can only help those right in front of us. Read more
This sweet girl is Teresa, an orphan, whose parents were murdered in front of her and her sister due to post election violence several years ago. She lives with Momma Phoebe who cares for dozens of vulnerable children in Bondo, Kenya, on the shores of Lake Victoria. She is JUST ONE little girl who finds joy in simple things, laughter with her older sister, Lucy, and the other children, and peace in knowing that she is loved, wanted, and cared for.
“Don’t be lazy and make assumptions about people. Ask about their story. Then, listen. Really listen. Be humble. Be teachable. Be human.” – Eugene Cho
This story isn’t about JUST ONE life, but two. Remember the little girl named Ashley that we went with Mama Phoebe to rescue last June? Read more
“Human suffering ANYWHERE concerns men and women EVERYWHERE.” Elie Wiesel
This little baby is the one that started it all. In 2012 we were serving in this Kenyan community on the shores of Lake Victoria. We had partnered with the locals to build a new hut for this child’s grandmother as the rain had washed much of the mud walls away and it was no longer safe to live in. 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.