Beldon Okeyo – SeedPower Kenya
SeedPower Foundation is a non-profit community based organization registered under the Ministry of East African Community, Labour and Social Protection with the registration number SRD/KK/121731/2019. SeedPower was established in September 2018 and registered in January 2019. It was registered with the mandate of community empowerment to empower children, the youth and women in the community.
Under the leadership of Beldon Okeyo and Peter Opinya, SeedPower Foundation’s vision is to educate, equip, empower and advocate for children with special needs, those that are at risk and their families to maximize their potential as we serve and glorify God in our community and beyond. We empower children, the youth and the women in the community through different programs in this ministry.
This is the 3rd year of our operation and we have successfully reached out to our community in the following ways:
- SeedPower Education Center serves 153 pupils with special needs in Oyugis and 34 in Nyakach.
- SeedPower community and school water project in Oyugis, Kenya serves 153 pupils and over 350 community members.
- Relief food program to the disadvantaged families in Oyugis and Nyakach reaching out to 600 families.
- In partnership with Little Light House, we held an international conference in Kenya training 233 teachers selected across the 47 counties of Kenya.
- Held a Teacher Professional Development Training in Kigali-Rwanda and Lira-Uganda on working with children with special needs, 142 teachers reached.
- Reached out to teenage girls with sanitary and hygiene supplies both in schools and the community.
- Community outreach, campaigning and advocating for the rights of children with special needs.
We have been able to achieve this through your generous support and prayers. Thank you!!
“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me’” (Matthew 25:40, 45, NIV).
Our current needs are:
- Building 4 modern classrooms at a cost of $8,000 each, totaling $32,000.
- Construction of bathroom facility for $3,860.
- Playground equipment @ $2,750.
- “Monthly” support is needed to cover these costs, (the salaries) as well as other day-to-day expenses such as utilities, curriculum worksheets, etc. These will sum up to $3,300.
- A water well in Nyakach school and community.
- A means of transport for the school
To accomplish all this, we welcome friends, donors, partners and sponsors to join our team. We seek and will appreciate your support in any form. Every beneficiary in our program will be better equipped, educated and empowered to begin the journey of economically and socially improving their lives and their communities. Making this a reality will be our humble contribution in making this world a better place.
At Seedpower, we undertake to uphold the highest levels of accountability. For this reason, we have partnered with Bridge the Gap International, Inc., missions service organization founded in 1993 that will be handling all US funds given to support SeedPower Education Center. We thank you in advance for your generous support of this ministry.
Please partner with us financially and in prayer. We appreciate your generous support!
WHO IS BRIDGE THE GAP INTERNATIONAL? Beldon Okeyo and Peter Opinya’s SeedPower project is part of our Bridge the Gap International, Inc. family of ministries. Bridge the Gap International is a missions service organization that has been operating since 1993. You may visit our website at gobgi.org to learn more.
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Dr. Randy Loescher
President, BGI, Inc.