In Kenya a Road is a Symbol

Roads in Kenya have a functional and symbolic meaning.  A road is not just a way to travel across the country with ease. The way to many villages, schools, and shops (including the one to my home village) are not well maintained. They are narrow, broken, dirt paths that leave so many drivers with flat tires and those traveling by foot in the way of traffic. To have a government maintained road symbolizes that the Kenyan government has chosen to connect you to the rest of the country. It means that you are valuable.  It means that you a part of the future of Kenya.

So you can imagine our delight when the Kenyan Government sent out a Bobcat to plow the road to Daylight!

It was a sure sign that the Kenyan Government views us as an important part of the future of Kenya. That we were training the future leaders of Kenya.

Thank you for helping us educate these young leaders of Kenya. This important partnership between the Daylight donors, the Kenyan Government, and local Kenyan donors is what makes Daylight such a powerful force for change!

Michael Kimpur
Daylight Kenya


If you haven’t joined our Pledge Drive please consider making us a part of your 2015 giving or give a donation in honor of a loved one this Christmas.

It costs $40 per month for a student to attend Daylight and stay in the dormitories. This cost covers expenses like food, tuition, school supplies, clothing, and health care.

Will you join our pledge drive for 2015? Already we have 24 of 100 total pledgers needed to reach our $137,000 budget goal for 2015.

Call or email me to make a pledge to support Daylight in 2015!

Rachel Finsaas
U.S. Director of Operations

2-in-1 Christmas Gifts
Give a gift this Christmas that honors your loved ones and blesses the students at Daylight. Step 1: Make any size donation in honor of your friend, family member, or Secret Santa recipient. Step 2: Print our Honor Gift Card to give them.

Examples of text to include based on donation size:

($10) Feeding 1 student for an entire month!
($40) Covering all expenses for 1 student for 1 month!
($160) Providing bed, sheets, blanket, mosquito net, and dormitory essentials for 1 student.

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