St. Tabitha House is an Orthodox Christian orphanage providing for all the needs of 26 orphaned children from Kenya’s Kibera Slum. These children are provided with food, clothing, shelter, education, healthcare, and religious upbringing.

St. Tabitha Junior School provides for the education needs of our pre-primary children, both in the home and in the community.

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Ongoing Needs

St. Tabitha House is home to 26 children from the Kibera Slum of Nairobi and meets all of their needs. Their expenses for basic needs are as follows: Food: $500 per month $19.25 per child Hygeine (soap and toiletries): $130 per month $5 per child Clothing Clothing for...

Ongoing Needs January 2018

Through the Blessings of His Grace Bishop Athanasius Akunda of Kisumu and all Western Kenya, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the friends who have been supporting the children at Saint Tabitha Orphanage from the time we relocated from Kibera slums...

Christmas 2017

Christ is born! Glorify Him! Following the star, the Magi came from East to see Him who is the sun of righteousness, Christ our true God. They worshiped Him and offered Him their precious gifts. The Shepherds left their daily duties to come, witness, and reverence the...

Righteous Tabitha: Living for God

The virtuous and merciful woman from the Christian community of Joppa, Righteous Tabitha, sewed clothing and earned her own bread with her handiwork. She also did “almsdeeds”: she sewed clothing for poor orphans and widows. This is all we know about the saint’s life....

Father Agapios

Through the Blessings of His Grace Bishop Athanasius Akunda of Kisumu and all Western Kenya,I am Father Agapios Habbil Lipesa Omukuba, a canonically ordained priest working under the spiritual leadership of His Grace Bishop Athanasius Akunda. Apart from my pastoral...

Our Mission as Orthodox Christians

Jesus said unto him, "Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hang...