Size_75x75_homlogo-b_w__converted_

Daylight Center and School

A project of HOUSE OF MERCY

project
Size_550x415_logo_image
Size_550x415_copy%20of%20daylight

Daylight gives children from war-torn nomadic Kenya safety, food, education, and love.

Daylight Center is a school, dormitory, and community outreach facility where children from the war-torn world of nomadic Kenya find safety, food, education, and love. Daylight was begun by leaders from the nomadic communities who sought to bring peace, education, and hope to their tribes. These tribes are in a constant state of war with one another and Daylight is raising a new generation of indigenous leaders to transform their culture.

Daylight is located in the city of Kapenguria at the edge of the nomadic lands. Today, Daylight has committed teachers providing education for 150 kids who come from tribes across the region. With the help of generous supporters and partners, we hope one day to increase enrollment to 600 children.

Before Daylight

In northern Kenya, nomads roam the land searching for food and water. It is a place where wealth is not measured in cash or credit, but cows and goats. These animals are the people’s survival. Beginning at age 12, children are taught to steal with AK-47s. Some die protecting their animals. Many families go to sleep hungry.

Kenyan schools are not free and the nomadic families can not afford to pay school fees. Many kids are killed in tribal fighting, die of starvation or turn to a life of cattle stealing. Daylight stops this cycle of poverty by offering these children a chance at a hope and a future.


Join the Conversation

Youtube Vimeo
 Post to Facebook
loading...

Organization Information

HOUSE OF MERCY
House of Mercy
1514 Englewood Ave Saint Paul, MN 55104-1202

Mission
Your donation helps to keep this unique faith community around.

EIN 800247328

Reports Guidestar

$48,066 raised of $96,000 goal
$0 $96,000
118 DONORS

Donation Levels

Fundraise
for this Cause

Anyone can set up a fundraiser for this charity. It's quick. It's easy.
And it's free!

Get Started

1 share = $18+ in donations
(on average)