1. Where is Fiwagoh Mission located at in Kenya?
The Mission home is located on the Nakuru-Nairobi Main Highway, 32 kms from Nakuru City about 400 meters from the main road near Lake Elementaita and Pelican Lodge in Gilgil Sub- county in the Nakuru County. (Elementaita Lake is the nearby landmark) This is where the Fiwagoh family enjoys walking on the weekends to see a natural environment of different species of birds, White & Pink flamingos, Pelicans and beautiful surrounding hills. The Children & staff live in a very friendly environment.
Currently the home is allocated on 24 acres of land with a borehole of water that generates sufficient water mainly used for irrigation purposes. The fresh vegetables and fruits, grown in this mission are fed to our children & staff.
Our mission is to Cater and foster for the needy, neglected, abandoned, vulnerable and total orphans in Kenya.
Our vision is to Reinstate and Restore the morals, Spiritual and economical standards of living of the People of Kenya and East Africa. (To make a difference, is our vision)
Our Motto is: Train, Educate and Discipline a child for a better future and glorious generation.
“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge”. Proverbs 1:7
3. What categories of children does the institution take to the home?
From ages 3-10, both boys and girls regardless of health status, but not disabled. Certified information/ documents from the guardian or court orders from the Department of Children or from the Police Department must be accompanied to support or ascertain that the child is illegible for help in the home.
4. What services does the institution offer to the orphan children in the home?
All basic needs, including full primary (Elementary) and High school education, Christian discipline, love Biblical instructions through morning and evening devotion services,. Christian counseling through God fearing parents, guardians and teachers. Recreation activities after school studies. Hand- on skill activities (Vocational learning), such as: Carpentry, sewing, knitting, farming, nutritional cooking & baking, computer, (Information Technology), motor vehicle mechanics, painting and fine art, building & plumbing, Ministerial work and others.
5. What’s the condition of these children before being admitted to the home?
Most of them look unhappy, deformed, and pale. Sometimes retarded in growth. Mentally, spiritually and emotionally tortured through different abuses. Some seem to be defensive and aggressive, notorious and misbehaving. Illiteracy due to long delay to attend school, because of unfavorable situations they went through. The directors and the staff of the home treat these children as their own.
6. Does the institution have a sponsorship program to individual child/children and at how much?
Yes, our children are sustained by a sponsorship program. You can click Sponsor a Child button.
7. What other activities does the Fiwagoh mission carry out besides the orphanage home?
You can click the Gospel Outreach button.
8. Does the Institution accept volunteers/ Visitors and what are the rules/regulations?
Yes, we value our volunteers so much; you can click here on our Volunteers/Visitors button
9. What is the weather like and what is the best time of the year to visit the home?
Any time of the year for us is good. In Kenya we have only two seasons, Wet & Dry.
From Mid- March to Mid- June is the wet season, then July mostly is cold but no snow, then from August-October short or none rains, Dry season starts from November-Mid March.
10. Is Pastor Benson and his wife, directors of Fiwagoh Orphanage Ministries, available for speaking engagements, seminars, testimonies and mission stories for our church or campmeeting event?
Yes, providing you give them enough time to make the necessary arrangements. You can reach Pastor Benson at the following emails to get more information about speaking engagements: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org