The Miwani Centre

The Miwani Centre

Extreme poverty, lack of educational opportunities for the young, migration to the cities, corruption, terrorism, AIDS and malaria – reports from Africa seem to remain the same year after year.  Convinced that there is still hope, when individual people begin to think...
Nancy – my life after nehemia

Nancy – my life after nehemia

“Rebuilding a generation after God’s own heart” is written over the entrance to the Nehemiah Miwani Centre near Kisumu in Kenya. It is also the motto of the Nehemiah Team there. Nancy Cherono is a representative of that new generation, which has grown up in the Miwani...
Catastrophic rain in Kenya

Catastrophic rain in Kenya

RAIN! In Germany, farmers long for it – in Kenya it has been raining excessively for three and a half months. Due to the persistent rains, nearly 200 people died in the Kisumu region alone and more than 1,400 families lost their shelter. Particularly affected...
New Staff at Miwani Center 

New Staff at Miwani Center 

2017 was a challenging year for the Miwani farm project. A persistent drought and the subsequent fire, which destroyed a large portion of the croplands, threw back the farm development quite a bit. Thankfully, a new pastor could be found: Maureen. Maureen Faith Samba,...
Miwani 2.0 – A new hope for Kenya!

Miwani 2.0 – A new hope for Kenya!

In December Hans Heidelberger met with the direction of “Nehemiah International Kenya” and Greg Livdahl & Dr. Ernie Franz from “Nehemiah International USA” in Kisumu / Kenya. It became clear that the “Miwani Project” in its...
A Sweet Cinnamon Delight In Rural Miwani

A Sweet Cinnamon Delight In Rural Miwani

Who would have thought that the people of rural Miwani would struggle to choose between buying a loaf of bread and indulging in a cinnamon roll? Don’t get it wrong, there’s no joy in watching the rural folks debate between the basic loaf and the tantalizing sweet...
Hands-On in Kenya

Hands-On in Kenya

Together with Michael Dorsch and Hans Heidelberger, a team of thirteen people travelled to Kenya for two weeks in August. On the farm of our Kenyan Nehemiah Team, the Miwani Center, they helped hands-on: one whole week of painting, fitting, sawing, welding, hammering...