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Maasai Filter Distribution under an acacia tree

Distribution Day Adventures

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We recently visited a new community in Southern Kenya. Our morning started at dawn and after two grueling hours of bouncing along dusty dirt roads, we arrived with 150 Uzima water filters and 300 buckets ready to teach and train on hygiene,…
Just One Africa 2017 Experience Trip Team
Stephanie at Valley Light Home distributing water filters

So much more than giving Clean Water

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I had the most wonderful opportunity to work with the directors of Just One Africa, Clay and Amy Churchill on their most recent trip to Kenya. What they do is so much more than giving clean water.Working with them, I learned about how much…
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…
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…
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,…

Our humble beginings

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“Human suffering ANYWHERE concerns men and women EVERYWHERE.” Elie WieselThis 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…
Maasai woman at water puddle

Children can now go to school

This is a very rural Maasai community in Southern Kenya. Our local leaders John and Dorcus conducted a sanitation training as well as a water filter distribution. On our follow up trip in January I visited this community and walked to their…