Outreach ministries

Marifiki Aids Ministry


A ministry to serve children in Kenya who are orphaned by the AIDS epidemic. The Marifiki Children's Center Orphanage houses 30 orphans and offers tuition for 120 elementary school children. In addition to vocational training, an HIV/AIDS Clinic provides health care, HIV education and counseling, and a recreation center for the children.  St. Paul's support is primarily monetary.Marifiki

Marafiki Global Aids Ministry Inc.

Theme: Attempt Great Things For God, Expect Great Things From God

Goals For 2010-2015, God Willing

Continue with the development of the Rafiki Children’s Center in Kenya
Build up the sponsorship program to 100 children
Reestablish the Rafiki technical school Dedicate the first community boys dormitory Rafiki Acadamy and the administration block
Soccer & volley ball programs – needed with the Rafiki Academy
Rafiki library
Rafiki school bus
Rafiki summer camps (to invite others kids from the community) Development of a pastoral care team
Rafiki credit union (micro finance project) Dr. Terry & Barbara Upendo Medical Clinic
Hiring of a clinical officer
Phase 2 – vct, maternity wing, and second floor completion
Evangelism & music extravaganza
Open air meetings at nderi, wangigi & kikuyu shopping centers
Mobile clinic
Public address system Rafiki kids musical band Rafiki School of Music
Bishop Njuguna chapel
Radio & tv ministry
Hiv/aids programs to the community
Rafiki guest house
Rafiki market place
Shopping center
Farm expansion-irrigation project
Chicken project Pig project Green house Fish farming
Rafiki farm expansion project–10 acres
Water purification project
Rafiki sports complex
Develop a business plan 2012-2017
Develop prayer partners and faithful friends network


Other Ongoing Events

Annual mission trips to Kenya
Muziki program in Kenya, Kirk Horn & friends
Possible medical camp in August 2012
Golf tournament
Dr. Terry & Barbara Upendo annual Marafiki golf tournament, July in Columbus, Ohio
Annual dinners in the USA
Rev. John Nganga’s 50th birthday celebrations, February 18, 2012
Rafiki annual walkathon in Kenya, September
Rafiki annual Christmas dinner at the center, December
Marafiki annual brainstorm meeting inFlorida, Martin Luther King weekend
Marafiki board meetings in Ohio

Ultimate Dream

Permanent office buildings in Florida and Ohio, with paid staff, to enhance the ministry coordination



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