A LONG AWAITED ANSWER TO PRAYER written by Allison “Allie” Newton, April Team Member I have devoted the past three years of my life to being a nurse. I have worked so hard and given this dream everything I have. In August of 2018 I graduated with my degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), […]

From the Eyes of a Graduate

BRITNEY NJERI: MY EXPERIENCE ON MISSION Tell us about your experience serving on the jiggers team in western Kenya. My experience was very nice. I really enjoy learning about other people and I have been interested in nursing so I got to experience what to expect in the nursing area through this. Was this your […]

An Update From the April Team

AN UPDATE FROM THE FIELD “Beautiful, divine chaos. That is what this past week has been here in Kenya. We have treated over 100 jigger patients at a village church, a school, and in homes. One minute we would have a smooth running clinic, and the next we would be scrambling to make it indoors […]

Meet The Team: April Mission Trip To Kenya

APRIL MISSION TEAM TO KENYA This week we sent a team to Western Kenya for a medical focused mission trip. The team will consist of American nurses and other professionals along with a handful of our Kenyan graduate students and staff. We will set up village clinics focused on jigger removal. Jiggers are parasites that […]

What Happened at Ignite


It seems like just yesterday we were at Ignite Youth Camp and waving our team flags and ‘going bananas.’ There has been so much to process and think through. Thankfully we had a top notch team and some phenomenal photographs from Craig Thompson to help us relive the week we spent at this camp. For […]

Field Notes: December Team


What an amazing time we are having in Kenya thus far! Thank you for your continued prayers and support. We started in Pehucci Children’s Home on Wednesday morning and boy were they happy to see us. It was so special because each couple had BFR Kids at this location so that made the welcome even […]

The December Team to Kenya & God’s Provision


Well well, today we boarded the plane and are making the trek to my beloved Kenya. I cannot wait to see the smiles and to be greeted with songs and laughs and to gather around tables with my Kenyan family. To add icing to the cake, I am traveling with some pretty amazing folks. My […]

Meet the Team- July to Kenya


Our team cannot wait to board the plane tomorrow and cross over to the other side of the world and sink their feet into Nairobi, Kenya! Our team will be serving alongside our BFR partners at Pehucci Children’s Home in Ruai and Wings of Life School in Kibera slum! They will be focusing on team […]

Meet the Team: June To Kenya


We are so excited to hit the ground running in Kenya this week as our team heads out June 10-19. We have an incredible team that has been preparing to spend some intentional one on one time with our 53 BFR Kids through biblically based lesson plans. We will also be taking our mission minded […]

Meet the Team- July to Kenya


We can’t wait to hit the ground running in Kenya!! Our team of 15 is stacked with team members who have been preparing for months to serve on this mission! Our team will be serving within 3 communities in and around Nairobi, Kenya. We will be teaching lessons to the children as well as implementing […]