Highlights 2016

  •  Established a deep water well in Bukhulungu village.
  • Replaced a worn out submersible pump and pipes for the well at Sijoa Primary School (2011 Well Project). 
  •  Served a hot meal to students and their parents at Gilwadzi Primary school. 
  • Provided resources to a disabled young man to help start an income generating project.
  • Purchased a dairy animal for a family of a young disabled girl to help generate income from milk sales to support her care.
  • Provided resources to enable a young girl with an enlarged thyroid to receive treatment.
  • Helped supply building materials for floor construction of a church building in Sijoa village.
  • Held several showings of The Jesus Film in the heart language of the people. 
  • Held Vacation Bible School at two different locations (over 1400 people attended). 
  • Blessed and witnessed over 1850 people make decisions to trust Jesus Christ!

Highlights 2015

  • Established two water wells in two villages: Mwivona & Gilwadzi, thereby giving access to clean water to approximately 3000 people
  • Drilled and developed a 62m deep borehole at Bukhulungu village that will provide (pump installation pending) clean water to over 350 students and their families.
  • Replaced a faulty submersible pump at Mambai Primary School (2013 Well Project).  Availability of clean water has led to the establishment of a boarding school. 
  • Distributed 700 "Sango and the Well" evangelistic books at Mwivona Primary School
  • Distributed 500 Gospel of John booklets to students at Gilwadzi Primary School
  • Provided materials to build three houses for a widow (who is partially blind), a family of a disabled young man, and a family of a young girl (with cerebral palsy)
  • Provided materials to build two pit latrines for a family of a disabled young man and blind gentleman
  • Provided fencing materials to enclose a fishing pond at Sijoa Primary School (2011 Well Project).  Fish farm will be used to generate income to pay for running well pump. 
  • Completed construction of walls and installation of doors and windows on a church building in Sijoa village
  • Launched Bible Study groups by providing Bibles to Mahana Church
  • Blessed and witnessed 12 believers baptized using water from Shiruzba Well (est. 2014)
  • Blessed and witnessed over 500 Kenyans make decisions to trust Jesus Christ!

Highlights 2014

  • Established a water well in Shirumba serving over 2000 people: fresh clean water, a miracle to behold
  • Repaired tank stand and cleaned water tank at Sijoa Primary school (2011 Well Project) that continues to serve over 500 students and their families
  • Distributed 250 NIV New Testaments , 100 “ Who I am in Christ”, 1,200 "Sango and the Well" and 500 Gospel of John booklets
  • Provided materials for remodeling (replaced mud walls and dirt floor) a blind man’s house and to build houses for two widows
  • Gave three Personal Energy Transportation (PET) carts to three persons with physical disability
  • Gave 19 soccer balls to 5 different primary schools to be shared among over 2,500 children
  • Provided roofing materials to roof (shelter from the weather elements) a church building in Sijoa village
  • Purchased a solar powered projection system for showing The Jesus Film to thousands in different villages including at a burial ceremony and handed over to Pastor Walter of Special Ministries-Kenya
  • Witnessed 800 people make decisions for Jesus Christ!

Highlights 2013

  • Established a water well in Mambai (serving 3,600 people)
  • Held discipleship and pastors’ conferences in two villages
  • Sent a children's pastor to work specifically with childern in the village.
  • Empowered and provided funding for local villagers to build tower and well tank
  • Distributed 41 Study Bibles to pastors and church leaders
  • Distributed 1,000 “How to Study the Bible” pamphlets.
  • Distributed 1,100 “Sango and the Well” evangelistic books
  • Distributed 5,000 pencils and several soccer balls
  • Held hygiene education classes at Mambai for 556 people
  • Gave a disabled boy (Patrick) and his mother a PET pull cart for easier transportation
  • Provided materials to support a local church in building a new home for a blind man (Benjamin)
  • For the third year in a row, LIO hired local widows to prepare and serve a warm meal to the entire community, thus providing them some modest income for the cooks and a healthy meal for those who rarely have one.
  • Provided a braille Bible to Benjamin
  • Provided medical support to an orphan suffering from malnutrition
  • Sent 4 children to Cure International Hospital (surgeries, prosthetic leg)
  • Screened “The Jesus Film” to hundreds Witnessed 450 Kenyans make decisions for Christ!

Highlights 2012

  • Three members of the LIO team traveled to the village of Sigulu, located in Busia County of Western Kenya, where we installed a water well at the Sigulu Primary School. For the first time, these people – 3,800 in all – have access to fresh drinking water.
  • “The Jesus Film,” was shown in multiple locations and 2,000 people made a decision to accept Christ as their Personal Savior.
  • LIO launched a Bible Study program among five different congregations, which continues to grow. We are working hard at developing solid relationships focused on establishing and nurturing the local church.
  • Vitalis, 16, lost his leg at the age of four after a surgical mistake to correct his malformed leg. LIO was able to arrange (and fund) for Vitalis to receive a prosthetic leg.
  • Lack of Bibles and biblical knowledge make studying God’s word difficult in Kenya. LIO sponsored a Bible study conference in the village of Mambai in May. 300 Bibles were distributed to five different churches, and study Bibles were given to the pastors. We discussed Bible study techniques and discipled our brothers and sisters. The study groups continue to flourish
  • A Personal Energy Transportation unit was provided for Flavia a small underweight little girl who could not walk.  
  • LIO financially supported five-year-old Flavias’ much needed medical care this past year. LIO received a special transportation wagon from PET International so that Flavias wouldn’t have to be carried by her caregiver.
  • Sango couldn’t get 70-year-old polio victim Kesa out of his mind after meeting him in 2011. LIO received a donated Personal Energy Transportation from PET International and presented it to Kesa last May.
 
 

Highlights 2011

  • Distributed 1730 Bibles and thousands of scripture booklets to people in remote Kenyan villages.
  • Showed The Jesus Film to thousands of people in remote Kenyan villages.
  • Delivered and assembled a special PET (personal energy transportation) wheelchair to Ken a disabled Polio victim in a remote village of Kenya.
  • Donated and shipped 25 computers and books to one primary school and two secondary schools to Vihiga Bible College.
  • Watched 1,000 people make a decision for Christ as a result of God working through LIO’s 2010 showings of The Jesus Film.
  • Donated and distributed pencils, bookmarks and soccer balls to children in several Kenyan schools.
  • Provided electricity to Sijoa Primary School which has approximately 500 students.
  • Funded the drilling of an electric water well and installation of a water storage tank at Sijoa Primary School which provides clean water for an entire community.
  • Improved sanitation for Sijoa Primary School and the community by providing a reliable source of clean water which contributes toward disease control efforts.
  • Authored, illustrated, collated and distributed a custom evangelistic children’s book to all the children at Sijoa Primary School called ‘Sango and the Well’.
  • Initiated a vegetable garden in the village of Sijoa that will provide fresh vegetables to about 8000 people year round.
  • Watched 2,000 people accept Christ as their Savior as a result of God working through LIO’s Sijoa Project in June of 2011.
  • Funded travel to a hospital for Justus, a student at the Burudu Primary School in the village of Sijoa. Justus needed two surgeries, which were performed at Cure International Hospital in Kijabe, Kenya. One for a cleft lip and the other for a deformed leg. We also purchased a new school uniform and shoes for Justus.