Tag: 2017

Happy 5th birthday to Imara International!

Imara International 5th Birthday Cake

It is hard to believe that we opened the doors of the Imara home five years ago. We plan to make 2017 a year of celebration. Celebrating girls who are excelling in school, children who are healthy and love to laugh, a staff that is growing, amazing volunteers and supporters, and a God who is faithful and has carried us through! Wow!

Journey home

Goodbyes are always hard. We left our wintry home in Minnesota fourteen days ago. Although we feel some fatigue and are missing our loved ones, bidding farewell to our Imara family has come so quickly.

Groundbreaking and cornerstones

Groundbreaking Imara Village

Today, 92 people gathered at our “Promised Land” to break ground for our first building, the Main Building, in Imara Village.

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