Upendo is a Swahili word that means Love.

Our desire is to fulfill humanity’s greatest commandment of loving one another through serving, giving and connecting.

Our goal is to remedy immediate challenges facing orphans and vulnerable children in Nakuru, Kenya with a hope of extending our outreach to other parts of Kenya & Sub-Saharan Africa.

The overarching issues plaguing the area are hunger, juvenile homelessness, teenage pregnancies, lack of medical care and lack of educational opportunities.


Sponsor a child

We seek partners to sponsor children with education, food, clothing, shelter, and medical needs.

Levels of support:

Sponsorship Period Cost per child
One day $1.50
One month $40
One year $480

We use a holistic approach to feed the body, mind, and soul of orphans and at-risk children.

In less than three years, we’ve upcycled a U.S. shipping container into a library and a resource center in Nakuru, Kenya. We have shipped over 5,000 books, 20 computers, and over 10,000 diapers, feminine pads, toys, shoes, clothes, toothbrushes, underwear, socks, crayons, pens, and glasses to serve orphans, at-risk youth, and local community members. We aim to feed and educate the community – especially, the children – on organic farming to foster increased income, economic development, and sustenance. We rear rabbits, chickens, and goats, for milk, eggs, and compost. We use our site where we grow organic vegetables and fruits as a model farm to make an impact in the community. We are building a technical school in Nakuru, Kenya, to impart career and life skills.

Sponsor a child today:

Become an Upendo partner / “Friends of Upendo Ambassador”


  • Your name will be listed on the “Upendo Wall of Love” in Nakuru!
  • You will receive two complimentary registrations/tickets for our annual events!
  • You will receive letters and photos of sponsored children and have the opportunity to send letters back to the children!

Your total amount is : 0.00 (Currency: USD)