Expeditions

Expeditions

Expedition Stories: Becky Mackintosh Goes to Kenya

Expedition Stories: Becky Mackintosh Goes to Kenya

Becky Mackintosh: Author, Speaker, and Mom of Seven“Do you want to go to Kenya?”  That’s the question my friend Heidi Totten, founder of non-profit 100 Hundred Humanitarians International asked me in 2015. “Duh! YES! Sign me up!”  My first trip to Kenya was in...

Safari in Kenya on The Maasai Mara

Safari in Kenya on The Maasai Mara

The Best Safari in KenyaWhen you go on safari in Kenya, you want to try to see The Big Five! You almost always see three of them - the lion, elephant, and cape buffalo. The leopard and rhino can be a bit elusive, however, so you want a great safari guide.  We happen...

Expedition Stories: Visiting a Maasai Village in Kenya

Expedition Stories: Visiting a Maasai Village in Kenya

Visit a Maasai Village in KenyaTo visit a Maasai Village in Kenya is one of the most incredible experiences you can have, and not many will have that opportunity in their lives. 100 Humanitarians International provides opportunities for tourism, culture, and...

The $5 Friday Fundraisers on Facebook

The $5 Friday Fundraisers on Facebook

What is a $5 Friday Fundraiser on Facebook? $5 Friday Fundraisers on Facebook began back in July 2015 when we decided to start 100 Humanitarians International. We were able to fundraise for 25 desks for Tenkes School, and later we added a new kitchen to cook for 300...

100 Humanitarians Turns Three Years Old

100 Humanitarians Turns Three Years Old

100 Humanitarians Turns Three Years Old 100 Humanitarians Turned 3 years old in July, after making it through the "Terrible Twos!" Not really, we had an amazing year with three full expeditions and a great deal of love and accomplishments. Some highlights: Partnered...

Chapati and Cultural Immersion

Chapati and Cultural Immersion

After finishing up the garden at Joyce’s house she invited us to learn how to make chapati, something sort of like naan bread. This was just one of the experiences of cultural immersion on the November Trip. She pulled a table out into her yard and gathered all the...

Pulling Garden Weeds in Kenya

Pulling Garden Weeds in Kenya

Going to Joyce’s house was one of my favorite days of our November trip. She is open, hopeful, helpful, and kind. Not only did we get the chance to pull garden weeds and plant her garden, we had the opportunity to teach children about the benefit of hard work. There...

Delivering Empowerment

Delivering Empowerment

On my first trip to Kenya, we delivered a cow to a family in the Suswa area. One of our team members, Kaci, went above and beyond with her fundraising for lady named Elizabeth. We brought the cow to the local pastor's house. We call him "Pastor Ben." He helped us find...

Hygiene

Hygiene

We give hope for women and girls in need

If a girl doesn’t have access to feminine hygiene products, she misses school once she starts her period. That means she is absent for up to a week each month, dropping behind in classes.

Often, girls are forced to exchange sex for pads, so that they have a way to take care of themselves, which creates increased disease, pregnancy, and dropping out of school. 

Our HopeKit provides the tools that girls need to take care of their menstruation for up to 4 years. They provide dignity and support for girls, and change a generation. 

100 Humanitarians Turns Three Years Old

100 Humanitarians Turns Three Years Old

100 Humanitarians Turns Three Years Old 100 Humanitarians Turned 3 years old in July, after making it through the "Terrible Twos!" Not really, we had an amazing year with three full expeditions and a great deal of love and accomplishments. Some highlights: Partnered...

Manifest That!  The Underwear Story

Manifest That! The Underwear Story

Its funny how life is sometimes. You can be going along all hunky dory doing your thing and then you make one small decision and it changes your whole life. I met Heidi Totten in January of 2017 and began to learn all about her trips to Kenya and 100 humanitarians. We...

Eselenkai Girls Primary Boarding School in Kenya

Eselenkai Girls Primary Boarding School in Kenya

Eselenkai Girls Primary Boarding School in Kenya On our first expedition to Kenya, 100 Humanitarians held a Days for Girls workshop at Eselenkai Girls Primary Boarding School in Kenya. The girls in attendance were girls who had run from Female Genital Mutilation and...

Education and Training

Education and Training

Learning new skills empower people

We sponsor students in school who otherwise wouldn’t have the opportunity to go, because we believe that education is what changes and empower people. 

We have built training centers to help men and women develop skills that will help them create income for their families. At the training centers, our teams mentor and coach families in business. 

We have set up sewing centers, and provide job opportunities for women who sew our HopeKits and Garden Towers to be distributed in the communities we serve. 

Youth Education: Ndee’s Story

Youth Education: Ndee’s Story

Youth Education: Ndee's StoryYouth education is a core pillar of 100 Humanitarians International, and Ndee's story is a reminder of what is possible when girls are rescued in Kenya. At a very young age, Ndee was married to a man who already had several wives. After...

Youth Education: Ivyn’s Story

Youth Education: Ivyn’s Story

Youth Education: Ivyn's StoryYouth education is critical in Kenya, and in fact, they will tell you that education is everything. So, when we met Ivyn, a sweet 15 year old girl whose family was struggling to pay school fees, we knew that we had an opportunity to change...

Youth Education: Imani Orphan Care Foundation

Youth Education: Imani Orphan Care Foundation

Imani Orphan Care FoundationWe visited the Imani Orphan Care Foundation home to donate soccer balls and clothing to the home, and had a wonderful day touring the facility and playing with the kids. They had dormitories, kitchens, learning areas, and a small garden at...

Sustainable Food

Sustainable and Nutritious Food

We teach families to raise their own food

We always start with growing a garden. Our garden towers are designed to grow enough food to feed 5 people ongoing, using around 30-50 liters of water each week. 

If a family shows stewardship over their gardens, we donate a Chicken Enterprise to help them start a business. They can raise chickens and sell eggs and meat. 

When a family is ready to help mentor other families, they are able to earn a goat. They can breed the goat, and sell milk, creating a micro-farm. 

This process takes 1-2 years, and raises the income level of the family above the poverty line. 

The Challenge of Food Insecurity

The Challenge of Food Insecurity

The Problem - 1 out of 7 people do not have enough food to eatPeople all over the world are struggling with food insecurity. They lack the nutrition they need for brain development as children. As a result, poverty continues from generation to generation. Imagine if...

Clean Water

Clean Water

We bring water closer to women

Women can spend up to 6 hours a day just walking and gathering water to sustain their families. The water they gather is shared with animals, and can cause diseases.

We help bring water closer to women in three ways. 

1. Water tanks. A woman can capture rainwater with her iron sheet roof, reducing the amount of time she spends walking. 

2. Spring Preservation. We build large tanks to separate spring water from animals, which helps clean up the water.

3. Boreholes. We drill boreholes deep into the earth to access water in locations that are safe from predators. 

This Week in Kenya: World Water Day 2022 Report

This Week in Kenya: World Water Day 2022 Report

World Water Day Projects - March 22, 2022World Water Day is on 22 March every year. It is an annual observance, started in 1993, that celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2 billion people currently living without access to safe water. 100 Humanitarians...