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Our December 2009 Team

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Here is just part of the blessing that we recieved! Thank you everyone who sent things and payed to have things sent!




The team had a busy 1st day! They went out to the property at Jua Kali right after visiting with all of us here at Tumaini! Here Thom is passing out sweets to the local chidlren! They love to see the white Tumaini van coming!




The team here are standing in the new house that is being built for one of the families that live on the Jua Kali property! The placement of the house will bring better secruity for the property!




The team started by helping with the roof on the porch and putting up the gutter! The gutters are so importand here because of the huge amount of water that falls during the rain! They keep the water from erodding the cement and ground and allows us to catch it for drinking and watering!




Gary finished, all day!




Great job! This is our back porch, off the washroom and kitchen!




They came and concered! They mixed and poured the cement for the front and back porches…

December is here!

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Here are our Team from Hope Chapel Lewiston! Jeph, Sean, Savanah, James and Jason! We are so appreciative of their Love, Laughter and help! We had such a blessed 9 days with them!



We had so much fun with wigs and all the great gifts the team brought us!



James was a natural! The help that was done on the inside of the house with the children was great!



Savanah, was amazing with the children too!



This was the day they tried Ugali and Sucuma! They were surprised they liked it better than exspected!



One project the team Helped with was completing both sides of facia!



So much was accomplished while the team was here! While Horace and Jeph & Sean were working here on closing in the gables, others were working on the roof of the other house and several more projects were completed! Thank you Lewiston Team! Your help saved Horace weeks of work!



These are parents and students out in the front of the small rural school we have become friends with!



The benches you see were very much appreciated, Da…

November Update!

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This is our new door that access the play yard!




This is our play yard at the exicting house! A access door was just completed this week so the children can go in and out from the play room! We are so grateful to our Daddy for taking the time out of his busy work on the new house to complete this for us before it gets very hot!




Here is the new house! It is coming right along! The windows are in and the plastering will begin in a week or so! This is when it will really change! It will be plastered inside and out and then we can begin to paint! We have a team from the US coming this month and next to help! Yea!




Ruth is our newest! She is now 7 months old and she is so beautiful! She came with a huge swollon belly from malnutrition! She had s sever lung infection that we were able to get medication for. She was resqued by a children's center and we picked her up there. She is now growing so well and is so happy, as long as we keep her fed!!!





Enoch was born December 7th last year, 8 week…

oops! What happened to the Leisters!

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Joyce & Luken

Jake & Randi & kids

Dad Horace & Jess ready for the wedding!

Great day at the NorthFork with the Schmidt family.



Shealyn & Becca our newist grandaughters.

Troy, Dannon, Jess & Jeremy's girls & Luken our newest grandson, Jake & Randi's Caedman & Addi.

Hello to all our Blog family! We are really still around,I can not tell you how excitedly busy we have been 1st on our trip to the US and then when we returned to Kenya!

1st I want to catch you up on our trip to the US! We had a great time with all our family and fiends, wow , it was fantastic! Visiting with many friends, sharing about what God is doing in Kenya at Tumaini Children's Center, holding & loving on our children and grandchildren exc... Thank God we can carry so many memories in our minds because we could never afford to pack them in anything else and bring them home to kenya!
The 1st week-end we were in town we shared at the Healing Room's Worship Center and shar…

Adventure USA 2009

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Dear friends and hopeful visitors to Tumaini Children's Center Dave & Kerry Sinner and children.


Tekoa all the way from Kenya with His grandfather Bill.


Dannon & our newest grandaughter Becca , our grandaughter Bailee, myself & grandaughter Shaelyn.


Here he is our newest Grand son
Luken Robert Ray Movius

We got to see Troy & Dannon's Aunt Dawn in Wenatchee WA


Troy & Dannon at our favorite family camping spot " Bowman Bay " up at the tip of Washington.


Dustin & Angela Cook in Eldoret Kenya at Tumaini Children's Center


Us with my sister Mariah and her family, Aburn WA


This is the Cook's home in Clarkston where we are staying!

Our daughters Home on the Palouse

Lewiston - Clarkston Valley Home!

Hello Blog family, we are in the US! We left Eldoret in the late afternoon on the 21st of July, saying a difficult "see you soon" to our sweet gifts from Heaven and the wonderfully brave young couple ( Dustin & Angela Cook from Cla…