In Kenya, Star of Hope is working primarily to operate or to provide support for pre- and primary schools in poor areas. The aim of the Star of Hope's work in Kenya is to give children who come from poor backgrounds, an opportunity for education and better prospects.

Star of Hope is also running a prison ministry in Mombasa, Kenya. The prison mission is at Shimo Latewa. There are about 2500 prisoners in 4 different areas and the conditions are not good at all for the basic physical or the spiritual needs.

Our missionaries have prayed for many years to be able to get into the prison system and preach the word on eternal life. Last year the prayers were answered when a new prison manager was appointed and she was a believer who opened the doors to Star of Hope. Many prisoners have now been saved.


Did you know that...

18 landerStar of Hope has projects in 15 countries around the world?

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Also every day, more than 30,000 children receive education and care through Star of Hope? Also, we touch over 35,000 children each day with services!


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Facts: Kenya

Population: 41,609,728 (2011)
Government: Republic, unitary state
Area: 582 646 km2
Capital: Nairobi, 3 200 000 residents (2010)
Population Growth: 2,9 %
Per Capita Income: $875 USD (2011)
Currency: Kenya Shilling
Language(s): Swahili (Kiswahili), english and about 30 local languages
Primary Exports: Agricultural produces, coffee, fruit and tea
Religion:  Majority Christians with indigenous religions.
Literacy: 87 %
Percentage of children starting primary school: 82,8 % (2009)