Lifesong Kenya programs

The 8 Days that Gave Me a Glimpse of Life Behind Bars: Part 3

Previous post: The 8 Days that Gave Me a Glimpse of Life Behind Bars: Part 2 That night, I didn't sleep. Granted, the cell floor was wet with our sweat, which was made more unbearable by the fact that we were sleeping on the floor hugging each other. There was Kiplagat who, according to Mustapha, [...]

Strangers in the Night and the Joker

Employable skills offers a widnow of opportunity out of poverty that is a major cause of boys engaging in crime Earnest Okello and I arrive at KYCTC and it takes another hour before the boys can gather for our first ICT CAT (continuous assessment test). The occassion is so special I have cycled 25 KM [...]

The key to Lifesong Kenya’s success this year

Our REAM Program kicked off this week in earnest. We had missed going to prison and dearly missed meeting our exceptional young men. Our long absence was as a result of taking part in our maiden 500 KM bike ride from Nairobi to Migori Town. Being our first long ride, I took close to two [...]

4 Unique Ways You Can Support Lifesong Kenya

Waylong Bulimu is one of our long term mentees who desires to go back to school and finish his education Lifesong Kenya’s programs and intervention is having remarkable impact on the lives of juvenile offenders. More boys are re-joining their families having hope, faith and confidence after going through our programs. This being so, we [...]

The Eve of Our Maiden Cycling Adventure

This is a continuation of How My Maiden Cycling Adventure Unfolded. For the next one week I will be sharing what happened during my maiden 500 KM bike ride to raise funds for my work with boys in juvenile prison. Earnest Okello and I had promised our boys in juvenile prison to start and finish [...]

This is How My Maiden Cycling Adventure Unfolded

Much as it is close to a month since the end of my maiden 500 KM cycling event, I am still drained. It is a mental, physical and - even - spiritual drain that I am unable to shake off.   I still go through the day with a strong urge to sleep for 6 [...]

The Comeback Christmas Party that has to go on

Receiving a donation of shaving machines is proof that Lifesong Kenya is doing the right things This year’s Christmas Party for 160 boys in juvenile prison is two days away. We are very excited and can’t wait to see the surprised looks on the faces of boys who have no clue about what Lifesong Kenya [...]

The Comeback Christmas Party that has to go on

Receiving a donation of shaving machines is proof that Lifesong Kenya is doing the right things This year’s Christmas Party for 160 boys in juvenile prison is two days away. We are very excited and can’t wait to see the surprised looks on the faces of boys who have no clue about what Lifesong Kenya [...]

Back to Nairobi and determined to save just one boy

Source: Nation NewsPlex I am back to Nairobi and determined to save just one boy. I had travelled to my rural village to bury one of my favourite aunts. She was the only one who actually knew and supported my work with boys. Spending 5 days away from Nairobi helped to open my eyes more to [...]
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