“Good Shepherd” Tailoring Startup

Naomi Corera
September 24, 2021

Veronica is a very talented young woman who completed the skills program sponsored by Children Waiting Everywhere. She recently journeyed back to Kenya to open a new tailoring shop called “Good Shepherd Tailoring.” We wish the best to Veronica and her success! May God bless her abundantly.

20 Year Anniversary!

Naomi Corera
September 13, 2020

Children Waiting Everywhere 20 year anniversary banner!!!

Bread and Soup 2020 cancelled, but please still support this Lent!

Naomi Corera
March 5, 2020

Update: March 10, 2020 Dear Friends, Greetings to all! I was looking forward to seeing you all again at the Lenten Suppers. The coronavirus epidemic has made me change plans and cancel my trip to the US for the Lenten Suppers . I know it is a good decision.  We depend on the funds from …continue reading »

Empowering Women

Naomi Corera
September 6, 2017

Last week I visited Nancy in Ruai, Kenya, and her family to see her pig project. Now from three pigs they have multiplied to twelve! They are so grateful to the friends who gifted them the pigs. This brings in much needed income for the families. Naomi

Drumming up support for Ester’s surgery

Naomi Corera
October 15, 2016

Hello dear friends, here is Esther the tailor, the best tailor in all of Kenya! She has no eye ball in one eye and with just one good leg she pedalsaway to keep sewing to feed her 6 children and 2 of her deceased brother. CWE took her to the surgeon to inquire about fixing her broken knee …continue reading »

Wonderful updates from Africa!

Naomi Corera
April 30, 2016

Dear Friends, Greetings to all! I have just returned from Kenya and Uganda after having visited our many projects. The reason for my visit is to bring accountability and report to you. Lenten Bread/Soup Suppers enabled us to buy a cow for Anne and her family. “Blessing,” as they have named the cow, was happy …continue reading »

Sewing machines for families in Uganda, and egg-laying chickens for families and Sisters in Kenya!

Naomi Corera
February 15, 2016

We are very happy to share two updates from the Sisters in Fort Portal, Uganda, and Ruai, Kenya. Thanks to extra Christmas generosity from people like you, we were able to give two sewing machines with tables, plus fabric and tools, to the community in Fort Portal, Uganda. There are classes now to teach people, …continue reading »

This Christmas, Give to Change Lives

Naomi Corera
November 30, 2015

As we prepare for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ and the re-acceptance of Jesus into our hearts as the center of our lives, we have opportunities to be self-giving for our neighbors at home and abroad. This Christmas, consider giving towards or asking for specific ways to help the children who are …continue reading »

Magda receives scholarship for nursing program in Finland

Naomi Corera
September 29, 2015

Magda was first brought to my attention by her sister Lilian in Ruai, Kenya, who was working for Little Flower School by helping us with our accounting. Lilian told me that Magda, even though had been accepted to university, was just at home hoping and praying that some kind donor would pay her school fees. …continue reading »

Families empowered in Kenya – more from July 2015 visit

Naomi Corera
August 18, 2015

Here are a few more updates from my most recent visit to Kenya. Rachel’s cattle This is Rachel, the cook in the convent. A very hardworking lady. She is all excited to have the two cows from CWE – and both cows were pregnant just like her. She told me, “I hope it is a girl! …continue reading »

Thoughts on my most recent trip to Kenya

Naomi Corera
July 19, 2015

I have just returned from Kenya and would like to share some thoughts with you and give you an update on our work there. Returning back to the US is much more than getting over the jet lag. It is all about leaving my brothers and sisters behind in the real world of struggles and hardships …continue reading »

10 piglets born, going toward school fees in Ruai, Kenya

Naomi Corera
May 19, 2015

Oink, oink is all over Mercy Karis’ backyard! One of the two mama pigs has given birth to 10 piglets. Wow! This means lots of money to pay the school fees for this term and still some left over for a treat. This birth cycle will repeat itself in another 4 months with the other …continue reading »

Good news from Africa on empowerment projects

Naomi Corera
May 6, 2015

Dairy cattle farming in Ruai, Kenya   Lilian writes: “I wish to thank you for your kind consideration. I am an employee of St. Joseph primary school as a secretary. My parents are peasant farmers who are advancing in age. I am the first born of six sisters and one brother working and earning very little that can’t …continue reading »

Empowering families in Kenya

Naomi Corera
April 21, 2015

Three more chicken coops are just completed and are ready for the chickens. These families have been attending weekly workshops and gathering the materials to build their own chicken coops. After a careful inspection by the government authorities and approval of their structures, CWE gives them the capital to buy 200 chickens and feed for …continue reading »

Photos and Videos from 2015 Bread and Soup

Naomi Corera
March 2, 2015

Dear friends, this Lent while we are living simply so that others may simply live, I am excited to share about all that your kindness has been able to accomplish in the past year, as well as the vision for CWE looking ahead in 2015 and beyond. We have three more Bread and Soup suppers …continue reading »

“Thank you for your generosity!”

Naomi Corera
February 26, 2015

Three friends of CWE – two in Ruai, Kenya, and one in Mukono, Uganda – took the chance to tell their friends from CWE thank you for what has been given to them. This 3 minute video was taken during my trip Feb 7-22 in both Kenya and Uganda. Please watch to hear what our …continue reading »

Empowering Our Brothers and Sisters

Naomi Corera
February 24, 2015

Since the first visit in 2000, Children Waiting Everywhere has been fortunate to be able to empower children, students, women, religious sisters, single mothers, and families. Here are just a handful of the most recent stories of empowerment that have been through the supporters of CWE.

February 2015 visit to Kenya and Uganda

Naomi Corera
February 22, 2015

Dear friends, I go. I see. I experience the pain. And now I come back to express to you what I saw, what I experienced, and what was gained by your generosity to improve the life of these people each day. I was very excited to leave on February 7, 2015, to see our new …continue reading »

Goals for upcoming Africa visit

Naomi Corera
February 3, 2015

Next week on the first Saturday of the month, I will be traveling to Kenya and Uganda. I am once again going for accountability for all the generous gifts that I received during the Christmas season. First I will stop in Ruai, Kenya, to see first hand the advancement of Peter’s new house. How exciting …continue reading »

Progress on Peter’s house

Naomi Corera
January 24, 2015

After verifying Peter’s land title certificate, we were so happy to learn that he was indeed already the legal owner of the property section for his new home. So the process of the construction of the house has begun, and the foundation has been completed. Now we’re waiting for the walls of the house to …continue reading »

My recent trip to Uganda and Kenya

Naomi Corera
November 21, 2014

I had the grace to visit our brothers and sisters in Kenya and Uganda for five days to check on our current projects and visit with our partners at the schools and convents. I flew into Nairobi, Kenya, late on the evening of October 26, and went to see our friends in Ruai. After Kenya, …continue reading »

Upcoming visits

Naomi Corera
September 4, 2014

Uganda In  November 2014  I hope to visit Uganda to see our new bore-hole well and computer lab in our John/Patrick secondary school. Kamwenge district has just received electricity, so we were happy to provide our high school students with this lab. Kenya I hope to go to Kenya after the trip to Uganda to …continue reading »