Hole-in-one Winner Gives Back to Imara

An Imara golf tournament attendee hits a once in a lifetime shot.

Packing up to move Imara House

Packing to move Imara House

After 6 amazing years in our rental, we decided it is time to move.

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.

Going home

Sharon with giraffes

On Tuesday morning, Kristine, Sharon and I enjoyed our last breakfast with Sophy on her porch overlooking beautiful gardens and more distant woods. It was cool at 7:30 a.m. The warmth of the morning sun was welcome.