What is Shepherd’s Little Lambs, Kenya?
Little Lambs is a daycare program to help a few of the nearly 2 millions Kenyan children orphaned by AIDS and to some of the poorest of the poor children in the area. Missionaries and nationals work together to provide a place for these children to receive consistent, loving Christian care. The daycare settings are in private locations which have been renovated specifically for Little Lambs.
The children are provided with one meal a day plus a snack. They are taught basic reading, writing, and math by skilled teachers. Appropriate age-level information and education on AIDS is given. They are provided with school uniforms, school supplies, clothing, shoes, and basic medical care as needed. They are in a safe, loving environment where they are free to play, sing and be children. Most importantly, they learn about God’s love for them through Bible teaching and the love shown to them by staff.