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Sr. Winnie Mutuku of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent De Paul, founder of Upendo Street Children in Kenya's Catholic Diocese of Kitale. She was accorded the Presidential Order of Service, Uzalendo Award on Madaraka Day. / Sr. Winnie Mutuku

Kenyan Nun Wins State Award for Feeding Street Children amid COVID-19

Jun 4, 2020

Sr. Winnie Mutuku was serving late lunch to 14 street boys inside the Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart compound of the Diocese of Kitale in the western part of Kenya when she received an unfamiliar call from a government official.

Sr. Winnie Mutuku of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent De Paul, founder of Upendo Street Children in Kenya's Catholic Diocese of Kitale. She is overseeing the feeding of street boys amid COVID-19 restrictions / Upendo Street Children (USC)

Kenyan Nun Braving Harsh COVID-19 Times to Sustain Street Feeding Program

Apr 25, 2020

The streets of Kitale, a town located in the western part of Kenya have been unusually quiet at night from the time the country enforced a dusk-to-dawn curfew towards the end of March, requiring people to be away in their homes during curfew hours to contain the spread of COVID-19.