Currently in Nairobi, Kenya


Bringing hope, changing children's lives:
Making a difference in the lives of orphans and vulnerable children,
one child at a time, community by community.

Kenya Program Activities:

  • Child Sponsorship: Provides access to education and basic needs for individual children in primary and secondary school.
  • Weekend camps: Provides mentoring, leadership training and recreational activities for orphans and vulnerable children.
  • Post Secondary Assistance: Provides help with vocational training and college education for vulnerable youth.
  • Water Well and Community Center Improvements: Ongoing upgrades, development and upkeep of the Graceworks facilities to help meet the needs of the children and the community.
  • Medical and Dental Care: For orphans and vulnerable children and for the community.


Orange County, California Program Activities

  • Respite Events: Graceworks facilitates regular respite events for relative caregivers. The caregivers can drop off the children at a designated location for a few hours. Volunteers provide fun activities and play time while the caregivers get a break.
  • Special Holiday Events: Graceworks helps put on special holiday events (such as a Christmas party) for relative caregivers and foster children. Crafts, play, food and gifts for both the caregivers and the children are provided.
  • Foster Teen Camps: Youth in foster care are able to participate in fun weekend sponsored camps that are held in collaboration with St. John’s Lutheran Church and other local non-profit organizations serving foster children.

For more information on the above mentioned activities, please contact us at:

St John's Luthern Church of Orange, CA

Olive Crest