What started out as a simple Christmas gift for a friend, has turned into a movement to pray, feed and serve 500 kids in the Kibera slums in Kenya by January 15th. Each of us looks at a calendar everyday, now there is the opportunity to purchase this limited edition calendar and put it on your kitchen table, desk, by your TV, or wherever you or your family gather. The purchase of this calendar provides an opportunity to enjoy the charming artwork and a reminder to pray for a child who is in a real world struggle for the basics of life, and certainly the need for Jesus, a need we all share.
In the Kibera slum in Kenya one million people are crammed into an area of about one square mile. Most of the structures are shacks made out of whatever they can find. The average size of homes here is about 9 feet by 9 feet. But what makes it more shocking is that most of the homes have 8 or more people living in them. There is absolutely no indoor plumbing; and access to clean water is limited.
There is a stream of sewage that runs through Kibera. The sanitation problem is one of reasons one in nine children in Kenya die before age 5. Other major causes of death here are diarrhea, Hepatitis A, AIDS, and malaria.
It is not uncommon for families to spend their entire lives and never leave the slums.
The Hub has partnered with Feed the Children and a local Texas artist to create these limited edition handmade calendars. With each purchase, Feed the Children will receive ten percent to support their work in feeding over 195,000 meals per day in the Kibera slums and Kenya. Each printed calendar includes a recycled Christmas tree “stump stand” that has been wood burned with the name of a child who lives in this impoverished community and is being cared for and supported by Feed the Children every day.
There are only 500 limited edition prints, each numbered, so be sure to provide you and your family with the opportunity to enjoy each month’s artwork and pray for your child and their families.
- Limited to the first 500 orders, each print is numbered by the artist
- Order between 12/15 – 1/15, or until they are sold out
- Orders will ship between 10-15 days after order is placed
- Learn more about Feed the Children at www.ftc.org
- Is this a Christmas gift? Download this PDF picture in case it won’t make it under the tree in time!
- See the list of children you will be supporting and praying for!
Just so you are aware of the quality and the breadth of the work that Feed The Children offer, they provide relief in Kibera in four major areas:
- Food and Nutrition
- Water and Sanitation
- Health and Education
- Livelihood Development
To learn more about Feed the Children and the amazing and real work they are involved with, please visit our friends at www.feedthechildren.org