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An interview with Mama Alice

Feb 23, 2017

An interview with Mama

When I interviewed Alice, the Spirit of God was obvious in her testimony. To me, she is a fresh breath of life, a role model in her community, and an incredibly strong woman in Christ Jesus
She was born in the Kipsongo slums 40 years ago. Her parents were very poor and lived in a small hut made of plastic bags and tarps. Alice and her 18 siblings never got to go to school and lived a simple life. Her mom and dad sold vegetables and fire wood but both passed away some time ago.

Alice got married at the age of 14 and had 12 children, but one had passed away. When she was pregnant with her last, her husband left to find work. He never returned but calls once in a while to know how the children are doing.
Alice is a firm believer and is a leader and deaconess at her church. She is thankful to God for giving her life, children, and our friendship. She feels blessed the way she has been taken care of by her heavenly father and the KCC family.

Last year, a tree crashed through the roof of her hut. Alice explained :

“It was the middle of night when we could hear the strong winds. My children where sound asleep in the same room. I was praying to God to keep us safe no matter what, when a large tree fell and filled the entire room. I started to check my children one by one, and they were all alive and well. A pure miracle!

She cried, Oh thank you Lord for your protection, care, and love! A few weeks later, I was blessed by KCC with blankets, mattresses, and the first month of rent for my new house. Thank you!”

When Alice was interviewed for this insert, the Spirit of God was obvious in her testimony. She was vibrating of joy and so thankful for God's mercy and grace!

I pray and hope some of the readers will be lit up by Alice true testimony. To me, she is a fresh breath of life, a role model in her community, and an incredible strong woman in Christ Jesus.

Alice tells me she was born in the Kipsongo slums 40 years ago. Her parents were very poor. They live in a small hut made out of plastic bags and plastic taps.

Alice and her 18 siblings never got to go to school. They lived a very simple life. Mom and dad were selling vegetable and fire wood. They both past away some time ago.
Alice shared it took her a very long time to grief her parents. They were very closed. She says....When mama Fran came along, she adopted me as a second mother and her whole life changed.

Alice got married at the age of 14. She had 12 children but one died. The youngest is 3 years old and the oldest 20. Once in a while, her older kid will help buying milk and bread. He is now living by his own pushing carts as a living.
When she was pregnant with her last born named after our pastor, Gideon, her husband left to find work. Unfortunately, he never came back. Once in a while, he calls to know how the children are doing.

Alice is a firm believer. She attends "New Church of God Sanai" every Sunday with her family. She is a woman leader and also deaconess.
She is thankful to God for giving her life, beautiful children, and a strong connection with mama Fran. She feels blessed by the way she has been taking care by her Father and also the KCC family, specially in times of tribulations.

Last year, a tree crashed through the roof of her hut. Alice explained: "It was the middle of the night when we could hear the strong wind blowing over objects left on the tiny road of our village. My children where fast asleep in the same room. I was awake, praying to God to keep us safe no matter what, when a huge tree felt and filled the entire room. There was no light, no electricity...I started to check my children one by one. They were all alive and well. No one was injured. A miracle....just a pure miracle!!!"

Then she cried: OH....Thank you Lord for your protection, care and love! Then a few weeks later, I was blessed by Kelowna Christian Center with blankets, mattresses, and the first month of rent for my new house. Thank you"

Alice is one of the most successful Simsim Ladies Group member. She has learned how to keep a 3 column ledger although she cannot read or write! She has now 2 businesses. She sells fire wood, corn and purchased a bicycle with the money she invested. Now, she and her older son use the bike regularly, transporting fire wood, and taking her children to school. That is life changing!...Having a bicycle when you had nothing at all. Having a job and providing for your own family because of God's grace! Talk about change! Talk about blessings!


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