Reaching Out the Community through Fun Day

 

More than 100 hundred children in Kawangware have been enjoying a whole day fun at DOVE Christian Fellowship, thanks to Springs of Africa which have been facilitating the monthly activity.

The fun day which takes place every third Saturday of the month brings together children in Kawangware locality, giving them an opportunity to be spiritually nourished. During the event, the children get to read the Bible and taught on topical issues such as personal hygiene, Christian living, discipline and academic excellence among others.

Participants of VBS 2015 display their presents during the final day of the annual event.The children receives gifts and reading materials from the Lee family who are missionaries in Kenya from South Korea and passionate of children ministry. The Lees also facilitates the playing of games besides providing lesson materials to the teachers for training the children.

Alloyce Onyango, a Sunday school teacher in DOVE Kawangware said that the main objective of the fun day aims at bringing together children in the community and teaching them God’s word. Additionally, the event helps the children not only to get fun as they play the games but also to improve their physical fitness.

“We also identify the needs of the children and usually those struggling with low self-esteem and give them special attention and one on one counseling,” added Alloyce.

Most parents in the community laud the event saying that their children get engaged with the Word of God on Saturdays rather than staying indoors and watch the television all day long. They appreciate the financers of the event for their commitment in reaching out the community.

 

By Ken Irungu

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