OPERATION HOPE KENYA
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11.
Nairobi, Kenya is the home to the worlds largest slum: Kibera. Over 1 million people crammed together on 6oo acres.
PROVIDING HOPE AND A FUTURE
Operation Hope is the name of a ministry of love and compassion that First Love International Ministries launched in April 2004 in an attempt to rescue orphaned boys and girls from an otherwise hopeless situation in the Kibera slum.
FIRST LOVE KENYA CHILDREN’S HOME
First Love Kenya’s Children’s Home provides a safe, loving, Christ -centered environment to grow and learn. The children have been orphaned through AIDS, disease, violence, or simply been abandoned by their parents. First Love becomes the legal guardian for each of the children, and provides for all of their physical and educational needs.
FOOD FOR LIFE
First Love’s Food for Life ministry currently feeds 1,700 starving kids a day in Kenya. Our goal is to feed 5,000 hungry kids a day by 2015. $3 / MONTH provides breakfast and lunch to an hungry child in Kenya.
BARAKA WOMEN”S CENTRE
Providing a livelihood for widows and single mothers by teaching them to sew.
The Baraka women make beautiful handbags, aprons, and other craft items that First Love sells in the states to provide an income for their families.
They have also made the curtains for the children’s home and school uniforms for the Raila Education center.
Check Out Baraka Women’s Centre
FIRST LOVE NETWORK
First Love Kenya has formed the First Love Network to partner with other children’s homes and feeding programs in the Nairobi area. First Love assists them with food, construction projects and child sponsorships.