Kenya Confirms First Death of Minor from COVID-19

NAIROBI – Kenya’s Health Ministry says a six-year-old child has died of coronavirus complications, becoming the youngest victim of the virus to die in Kenya. As of Friday, more than 120 people in Kenya have been confirmed to have COVID-19. Mercy Mwangagi, the chief administrative secretary at Kenya’s Ministry of Health, announced the death at […]

U.S. Embassy to Kenya on COVID-19

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. For more information, see the Department’s Global Health Advisory. April 30 Update Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Nairobi April 30, 2020 Location:  Kenya Event: Satguru Travel will operate a charter flight through Ethiopian Airlines from Nairobi to Addis Ababa.  The flight […]

Of Mercy and Family

It’s become a strange existence – having one foot planted firmly in the modern world and the other in a land where donkey carts outnumber automobiles and cell phones outnumber flush toilets. Yet, for all its primitive aspects, I’ve learned a lot living and working in a developing country. I’ve learned that I can bathe […]

Hufford’s Story

Shane and Meredith Hufford I traveled to IAA with my wife in the summer of 2018. Being my first time in Kenya, I didn’t know what to expect, but looking back, this once in a lifetime opportunity was unforgettable. One of our team’s projects was to share the love of God with children in a […]

Francis’s Story

I am 24 years old and from the Kikuyu tribe, one of 42 in Kenya. I am the fifth of six children. Before I came to Into Abba’s Arm, I lived with my mother who was often sick. She did not have an education and sold alcohol from our home to earn income. This brought […]

Caren’s Story

“Father of the fatherless and protector of widows, is God in his holy habitation.” Psalm 68:5 When I was seven, I was introduced to a new family. In just one day, I gained 9 more brothers and sisters. I couldn’t understand why I had to come live with strangers. It was all a new experience […]

Volunteer Falyn Fletcher

Hope & Love

My first visit to IAA was one that I will treasure forever. The moms that work there were so kind and welcoming. In the mornings we were able to visit the school that the children at IAA attend and share in their classes. We introduced them to some fun facts about Texas and shared about […]

Volunteer Stephanie Ryan

It is an honor and a privilege to be able to visit IAA (Into Abba’s Arms) and be a part of their family, even if just for a few short days. Watching how the children are so well loved and raised up by all the staff and mammas will bless your heart. One of my […]