Valerie Hill Memorial Scholarship

Valerie Hammond was born on May 11th, 1958 in Granville, NY, the 3rd of 4 Children, the oldest daughter to Evelyne and Bruce Hammond.  She excelled at sports, holding the state record in the 100 yd dash in Highschool and at 11-years-old, skyed Tuckerman’s Ravine (the highest mountain in the Northeast).  Her family moved to the White… Continue reading Valerie Hill Memorial Scholarship

October 2021 Education Story

6 different schools. 8+ different homes. From Kibera, to Thika, to Kiambu, to other parts of Nairobi, to Maai Maihu, to Narok… The story that pours out of Kijabe College of Health Sciences student Francis Kimani is anything but stable.  Throughout these years, Francis lived with his mother, grandparents, and cousins.  He and his family were displaced… Continue reading October 2021 Education Story

Vision

AIC Kijabe Hospital is a network of Kenyan hospitals and clinics that seek to provide holistic healing of body and spirit.  The dream is for these facilities to be sacred spaces where patients encounter God’s love.  Patients come because of a rumor that circulates far and wide, that God lives in Kijabe. They know their… Continue reading Vision

Happy Birthday!

Let’s Celebrate! Friends of Kijabe turns 5 this month!  What have we accomplished in these 5 years?   We supported Kijabe medical infrastructure to treat 500,000 outpatients, provide 50,000 surgeries, and directly subsidized care for 1000+ patients.  We finished the Elimu education housing building, upgraded the labor and delivery suite, purchased equipment for pediatrics, pathology,… Continue reading Happy Birthday!

Why Give?

What moves you? What makes you laugh or cry? A story, a friendship, a God-prompting? You give because of these heart reasons. As you give, you move closer to being the kind of person you want to be. You remember you have been blessed and you celebrate that abundance. You think about the things in… Continue reading Why Give?