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Developing Character: Why Ingrid Education Centre?

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Developing Character: Why Ingrid Education Centre?

Why is Ingrid Education Centre worthy of financial support? What makes it so specifically unique in the world that it would be the organization developing character in the children of the Matopeni slums of Nairobi?   Arriving in Kenya for the first time in October 2012 felt like coming home. I knew this was where I belonged, where God had called me to share my experiences, and create a work He wanted me to do. Finally, at long last, I felt inspired, motivated, alive, and eager to begin doing what God wanted me to do. Additionally, I no longer felt alone in the world. Returning in January of 2013 with my son, Isaac Van Mechelen, we had the opportunity to teach classes at Ingrid. My son resisted the idea, but was finally convinced to share the topic of...

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