Project Description

CommPres supports international missions around the globe.
Haiti
Kenya
South Asia
Haiti – International Christian Development Mission (ICDM)
Located in Bayonnais, this organization provides school for children, medical clinic, food and clothing plus training for adults. For more information, visit: http://icdm.us

Interested in joining our team on the 2018 Spring Break mission trip to Haiti?

Families and youth are welcome. For more information, contact Matt Didway at matt.didway@commpres.com.

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Kenya – Utange Orphans Charity: Casuarina House and Feed500 Program

Utange Orphans Logo

Founded by Paul and Debbie Scott-Robinson, this amazing ministry not only provides food, shelter and education, but also offers a loving, caring, nurturing environment for children in need. They are currently raising funds to build a much needed High School for orphans and other disadvantaged children. For more information, visit: www.utangeorphans.org

The couples’ ministry not only involves charity work, but they are the volunteer missionaries for Utange Baptist Church, conducting a second service in English on a Sunday mornings. This Evangelistic outreach ministry includes Bible training for leaders and pastors from 30 plus churches throughout the region as well as counseling training for those working with bereavement and trauma in children. The ministry has a Youth Center that sleeps 24 people where Paul and Debbie facilitate volunteering mission expeditions for international groups. Anyone interested in visiting, please contact debbie@utangeorphans.org.

RECENT NEWSLETTER FROM PAUL & DEBBIE SCOTT-ROBINSON ON AUGUST 28, 2017

Our Casuarina kids have been off school for the month of August. Just look at them all in this picture…so grown up! They were half this size when we built the orphanage 10 years ago! We like to treat them to a day out during the holiday as they work so hard at school.

We were blessed by a generous donation that paid for diesel and Ben Nzomo, owner of “Sunset Kenya Tours and Safari’s” donated 3 vans with experienced driver/guides so we could take the children on safari to Tsavo East for the day. We’re pictured here at the entrance to the safari park. Also accompanying us was Salime, our cook from Casuarina House, who came to work at 4.00 am to prepare our food to take with us and Rohan, volunteer from U K.

The children could hardly sleep the night before, excitedly discussing all the animals they were hoping to see. “Lion” was the top of the list as none had seen a real one before. We left at 5.30 am on the long journey and gave children in all 3 vans paper and pen to write down the animals and birds they spotted. We had a competition to see who could name the most varieties! Just before pulling into camp for our packed lunch, we came face to face with a lion sitting under a tree; it was right next to the road. No binoculars needed to see it. The children were over the moon. It was the icing on the cake of an amazing day out!

I’m pleased to report that after the drought earlier in the year, the rains have come so crops are growing again. Thankfully, the cost of maize bundles for our feeding programme is finally going back to what it was before. Come rain or shine, the 500 orphans flock to the feeding programme each week. For most, it’s their only chance for a nourishing meal. Some walk an hour to receive their bowl of hot maize and beans and collect their bag of maize flour to take home for cooking in the week. Older ones often carry younger siblings on their backs as the picture above shows.

​We’re thrilled to have resumed building Celebration High School now that Paul and I are back in Kenya. Block A now has it’s ceiling which will also be the floor for the second level. I took this picture standing on top of it! Next is the ceiling work for Block B (right in the pic. below). The toilet building is ready for roofing, so we’re making good progress! Our grateful thanks to those who have so generously donated or organised fundraisers to help us get this far.

I can’t wait for the day when we open our doors to offer further education to 200 orphans and other disadvantaged children!

God bless,
Debbie Scott-Robinson

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South Asia – Missionaries

Our missionary family is faithfully serving in South Asia. Thank you for your prayers!

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