Stories

The place that has my heart

February 27, 2019

The moment I arrived in the beautiful city of Kitale, my life changed forever.   The people of this city are the most welcoming, genuinely loving people I have ever met. I have been to Kenya a few times before, but this trip was filled with different memories that would forever change my heart because…

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The Key

February 6, 2019

Part 1:   I spent the summer of 2016 with the boys of Aiden Whisper. The boys were not in school and living on the streets of Kitale at this time. The group I was with spent a lot of time with these boys and each of us had a few specific boys we gravitated…

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Treasure of this Journey

September 10, 2018

My Two Weeks in Kitale   It is hard to think that slightly over a month ago I had the opportunity to experience the beautiful country of Kenya. Before this life-changing experience, I had no expectation, I was full of excitement and anticipation. Now that I have been back in the United States for over…

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A New Home

July 10, 2018

Every child deserves a place to call home.   Home is security. Home is laughter. Home is joy. Home is warmth. Home is guidance. Home is provision. Home is family. Home is discipline. Home is love.   Today, many children don’t have a place to call home. That’s why Aiden Whisper is passionate about providing…

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Father’s Day

June 15, 2018

This Father’s Day we are celebrating our “house dad” Joel!   For over a year now, Joel has been a father to nearly 15 children- in addition to his own. It all started when Joel expressed he and his wife’s heart to serve street children.   At the time I was looking for a caring,…

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Store in Kitale, Kenya

The Story of Tom

June 8, 2018

It was 2016. This was the year I had met Tom for the first time. I went the first few weeks without really noticing him. He was smaller and quieter than most of the other boys, so I failed to really see him for who he is. After a while, I began noticing the boy that…

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Streets of Kitale, Kenya

April 12, 2018

May 7, 2018

It’s been nearly two years since our boys were the ones living on the streets of the small town of Kitale, Kenya.   In May of 2016, a number of them were sleeping in an abandoned bus that they would sneak into late at night, to avoid laying on the dangerous and noisy streets. Others…

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Child in Kitale, Kenya

International Day for Street Children

February 21, 2018

On April 12th the world pauses to recognize the 100 million children around the world living on the streets.   In Kenya, there are nearly 500,000 children without a home living on the streets. These children beg for food, shelter, protection, clothing and basic necessities. Typically, Street Children aren’t thought of for 364 days of…

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The Milele Story

November 20, 2017

In 2016 a group of college-aged students spent their summer in Kitale, Kenya.   Over 500,000 children are orphaned and living on the streets in Kenya. Most are destined to a life of crime, poverty, and abuse. These children are referred to as “Street Children” and marginalized by the culture they live in. Many of them…

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