Global Interfaith Partnership

The Global Interfaith Partnership (GIP) is an innovative model of interfaith and cross-cultural cooperation in which congregations from diverse faith traditions in Indianapolis are working with a similar coalition of congregations in rural western Kenya. The cornerstone of our work is the recognition that all people of faith, regardless of their particular faith perspective or cultural tradition, share a commitment to mercy and social justice. Building upon that shared commitment, the two coalitions are responding to the multiple needs of Maseno Division's most at-risk children. Over half the households in this rural area near Lake Victoria (Maseno Division of Nyanza Province) are in extr...
Educate 125 orphaned secondary students in Kenya
 
$31,330
$12,420
Raised
Remaining
Impoverished families in Kenya cannot afford the tuition required to attend secondary school. High performing students are forced to drop out of school, which severely affects their ability to find long-term employment. Girls who drop out of school are likely to become pregnant, continuing the cycle of poverty. Our program partners with 18 primary schools to identify academically gifted students who need financial assistance to continue their education. Priority is given to girls. project reportread updates from the field
Equip rural Kenyan girls to GET UP out of poverty
 
$23,352
$11,648
Raised
Remaining
Impoverished adolescent girls in rural Kenya face enormous obstacles to completing education needed for self-supporting work. GET UP (Girl Empowerment Team of the Umoja Project) paves a path to success through a comprehensive program focusing on health education, positive relationships, life skills and girls' rights. Community women are trained to serve as mentors, and professional women provide vocational guidance. With effective support, girls learn to GET UP instead of giving up. project reportread updates from the field
Provide school lunches to 3000 hungry Kenyan kids
 
$783
$74,217
Raised
Remaining
Impoverished school children in rural Kenya can't do well in school when they are hungry. Hunger is the reason many primary school children miss school, or have difficulty paying attention and learning well when in class. Our school lunch program partners with 18 primary schools to assure that 3000 orphans and vulnerable children have a healthy meal while at school. Parents and guardians are hired to prepare and serve the meal, providing needed family income. project reportread updates from the field

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