Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

The Hope Of The Less Fortunate

Benefictine sisters OF Divine providence is a religious congregation which started in 1848 in Vongera Italy. the founders where blood sisters. the congregation started as a result of charity of the Blood sisters who welcome the needy girls who were in danger aflew the 1st world war. The congregation has spread fast the Brazil, Paraguay, Mexico, Romania, West Africa, Malawi and finally to Kenya where our fast sisters arrived in 1996. With love and Humility they learned the language inorder to be able to go out to evangilise. in 1998 they managed to reach Kakamega and had an opportunity to get a place to stay and many young girls since have joined them. In 1999, The managers to get the Home and start supporting the children. They named the Home Divine providence children's Home, where the Young religious Nun are able to practices the love and charity by receiving the abandoned children, Taboo and the poor young ones, Trusting in God who provide for them. They assist and educate them.


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  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kakamega Municipality, Kakamega, Kenya
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