An active day

By Fred Hegele, Board of Directors Imara International Thursday The finish of our work day at the Imara Home this afternoon was totally centered on having fun with the children. While Kristine was providing a presentation on cerebral… Read More

Let the light shine

By Fred Hegele, Board of Directors Imara International Wednesday What a great warm welcome we received today at the Imara Home! While we all have expectations about a mission trip experience, so often we are surprised and pleased… Read More

Winter mission team arrives

Winter 2017 Mission Team

By Fred Hegele, Board of Directors Imara International Saturday – Sunday Our Saturday flight from Minneapolis was delayed causing a missed connection in Amsterdam. So we are rebooked through London arriving in Nairobi at 5 a.m. on Monday…. Read More

Holiday greetings with love from Sandy

Sandy Skorczewski

By Sandy Skorczewski Director of Operations – Kenya Imara International NOTE: Click here for information about how to make a financial donation to Imara International. Season’s greetings from Nanyuki, Kenya! I send you blessings and an update on… Read More

Cornerstones for the future

The Imara International Gala is just a week away, and I can’t wait for the big event! For the first time, I have gotten to be part of all that goes into getting this event planned (usually I am in Kenya).

Redefining mzungu: Sandy’s story

Sandy Skorczewski - Imara International

By Joe Abe Kenyans call Sandy Skorczewski “mzungu,” which simply means “white person” in Swahili. After learning more about Sandy, when I hear mzungu, I think about “perseverance.” In the third issue of Mjumbe Imara, I began to… Read More

PHOTOS: Family day reconnects moms with families

Family Day 2016-001

Family Day 2016 was a great day at Imara. We loved welcoming all of the Imara friends and family to our home. The day was spent reconnecting with family and celebrating the accomplishments of each of the girls and their children.

Tracy Claeys: preparing youth for the future

Carol Erickson and Tracy Claeys

An audience of about 180, many of whom were first-time supporters of Imara International, heard a message of hope for the youth of Minnesota and Kenya at a breakfast event on May 9 at The Metropolitan ballroom and event center in Golden Valley, Minn.

Carol Erickson explains how Imara makes a difference

Imara Sunday 2016

Back in Minnesota from Kenya, Imara International Executive Director Carol Erickson spoke to hundreds at her home church on about how Imara is making a difference, on Imara Sunday, April 24.