FIOH-USA funds social and economic projects that foster human dignity and sustainable development in East Africa. We have close and personal relationships with those we serve.
My name is Rachel Turner from Africa and a retired banker. l was born in Vihiga, Kidundu village, Kenya and presently live in Buffalo, NY. l learned about FIOH-USA through a wonderful lady, Sr. Linda Glaeser. As God always plans a day for everyone, so was the day l met Linda. l have always had […]
I believe in the sacred unity and dignity of all peoples. When I learned about FIOH-USA I embraced its mission of loving neighbors we cannot see by sharing our resources in response to the unjust poverty of Kenyans and others. I joined the Board of Directors to work with a group of dedicated Western New […]
Anna O. was dying. She is a widow with HIV/AIDS with six children. She lives in the village of Usoma in Kisumu, Kenya. When she was first introduced to FIOH-USA in 2006 she was very weak and thin. Her family had no access to safe water or healthy food. It was apparent she did not […]
In 2010 Asis tried to commit suicide. That is when I first met her. She came directly from the hospital to the FIOH-K office where I stay. We talked and talked and she told me her story. Asis was from the village of Awasi. When Asis was in grade 8 she was raped by a […]