Pokot Mission Diary

charitable trust for funding for a Pokot project

After my annual report to the Parish in January, a member of the Pound a Week Group suggested I might apply to a charitable trust for funding for a Pokot project.  As a result, I was given last week a grant[...]

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Results

Fr Conway sent me the results for the 85 students from the Mission school who sat the Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education in November last year. Two achieved an A- grade. Nine achieved B+ Eighteen B Eighteen B- Twenty eight C+[...]

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Barpello Mission

Last week we sent Fr Conway at the Barpello Mission the magnificent sum of £6,500 from the Pound a Week Group.  £4,200 of this was from parishioners who are sponsoring children at the Barpello Mission’s secondary school and £1,000 was[...]

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Greetings from a very hot and dry East Pokot.

Wishing you all a very happy New Year. The School officially re-opens on January 5th 2015. We are very worried as to our future, we are still in a drought just over a year now, only a few erratic showers can[...]

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POUND A WEEK GROUP

In the year to 31st December 2014 our Parish Pound a Week Group sent the magnificent sum of £36,050 to the Missions in East Pokot, Kenya.  This was by far the largest donation the Group has made since it was set up in[...]

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Considerable Damage

Fr David Conway told me that considerable damage was caused to the homes and businesses in the Mission area following a major security operation by an armed police force.  This is his report. “Here in East Pokot we are having[...]

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Prolonged Drought and Famine.

Inspiration: Today, I have just arrived back from Claude Academy; Claude Academy is a Holy Ghost Primary School which falls under the administration of Barpello High School.  It is a mixed day primary and nursery school with 296 pupils.  The[...]

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Overwhelming response from Pound a Week Group

The response from the members of the Pound a Week Group to the Newsletter reports in recent weeks about the effects of the continuing drought in East Pokot has been truly overwhelming.  Since the beginning of June you have donated[...]

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Greetings and good wishes from East Pokot.

East Pokot is known as Tiyati Constituency.  East Pokot is a sub-county of the Greater Baringo County.  This January East Pokot has had No Rains, Temperatures have been over 40 C.  There is just dust.  No vegetation what so ever. [...]

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