Friends of Kenyan Orphans Blog

Merry Christmas from Kenya

Posted on December 21, 2020

Merry Christmas from Kenya

As the children in Kenya prepare for the Christmas season, they have put aside time to pray for FOKO and our donors, and to prepare this special message for you.

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Can We Count On Your Support For Giving Tuesday?

Posted on November 30, 2020

Can We Count On Your Support For Giving Tuesday?

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there is #GivingTuesday, a day that reminds us of the importance of helping others. This day inspires us to embrace our power to drive progress around the causes we care about, not just on one day but throughout the year.

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Keeping Busy With Crochet

Posted on November 16, 2020

Keeping Busy With Crochet

Our Founders, Bud and Sue Ozar received a note from a recent Higher Education graduate who graduated with a degree in catering, but is keeping busy crocheting during the pandemic.

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A Day In The Life At St. Clare

Posted on November 9, 2020

A Day In The Life At St. Clare

Ever wonder what a day in the life of a student at St Clare school for girls is like? Bud and Sue Ozar, who have lived in Kenya at St Clare off and on for years, share their insights about the school the charity has built.

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We Did It!

Posted on November 6, 2020

We Did It!

In the month of October you helped us raise $25,925.69 towards matching funds from the Bennett Foundation! This will do so much to feed, clothe, educate and protect the orphans in Kenya. 

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We Can't Do It Without You!

Posted on October 31, 2020

We Can't Do It Without You!

Friends of Kenyan Orphans continues to keep administrative costs low with 90 cents of every donated dollar going to programs we support in Kenya. We strive to keep costs low so most of what you donate goes to the daily care of children that depend on our support.

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Update on Mercy, Part III

Posted on October 21, 2020

Update on Mercy, Part III

I would not be where or who I am today if Fr. Riwa did not believe in his purpose and founded St. Clare. I would be telling a very different story if Sue Ozar and Bud Ozar did not believe in me. There would not be 340+ girls at St. Clare today if it were not for our donors who believe in the mission of Friends of Kenyan Orphans.

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Update on Mercy, Part II

Posted on October 18, 2020

Update on Mercy, Part II

The mango tree symbolizes the beginning for the pioneers and that is why it is a big part of my story. Despite all the challenges that we faced, I knew and reminded myself each day that I was at St. Clare for a reason.

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