Mt. Elgone CarePoint

Mt. Elgone CarePoint, located in Kenya not too far from the Kenyan border, lies on the gentle slopes of Mt. Elgone. The CarePoint is about an hour northwest of Kitale, Kenya and serves an impoverished rural area. This project is highly committed to serving the children, as well as their parents and guardians.

Mt. Elgone is HopeChest’s first partnered CarePoint in Kenya in partnership with Seeds Ministries. Seeds Ministries was founded by Pastor Richard and Hellen Makani and through their ministry they are seeing despair, hopelessness, abandonment, and abuse being replaced by a sense of hope, love and belonging

With the partnership of individuals like you, the children at Mt. Elgone CarePoint have the opportunity to grow physically, spiritually, and emotionally while you also experience positive transformation!

The HopeChest Team Supporting Mt. Elgone

Hellen Makani
Country Director, Kenya

Ken Sparks
CEO & President

Christy Vermeer
HopeChest Partnership Leader

Empower a Child at Mt. Elgone

Empowering a child is one of the most personal ways that you can make an impact on global poverty. It is more than providing for their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. When you sponsor a child, you build a relationship that shows that child they are valuable, worth loving, and worth investing in.

For many orphaned or impoverished children, decisions are made for them. The Friendship Model empowers children to make an individual choice about their future and removes the stigma of the child as a victim in need of help. Learn more about the Friendship Model.

Your sponsorship is the starting point of a journey that equips vulnerable children, their families, and their communities to create sustainable transformation. When you sponsor a child with HopeChest, you are not just supporting one child — you are helping transform entire communities.

After checkout, you will be directed to a form where you may either upload or capture a photo of yourself. This photo will be used at the launch event at the CarePoint where the children in the program will select their “HopeChest Friend”.

Start a Fundraiser for Mt. Elgone

HopeChest’s approach to alleviating poverty is asset-based, because we believe that in every place on earth there are resources, not only for surviving, but for thriving and succeeding. Local leaders tell us what they do have instead of what they don’t have, and we walk with them to see their vision for their community come to fruition through development projects.

A fundraiser for Mt. Elgone CarePoint is transformational rather than transactional. It promotes empowerment rather than dependence. Your support for these projects will go a long way as, together, we invest in holistic and sustainable solutions that address the root issues of poverty.

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