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A boy waters the garden at Calvary Zion Children’s Home in Kenya.
A boy waters the garden at Calvary Zion Children’s Home in Kenya.
Charity, 10, looks out of the window while playing a game with the other children at Calvary Zion Children’s Home.
Charity, 10, looks out of the window while playing a game with the other children at Calvary Zion Children’s Home.
Jane Karigo, founder of Calvary Zion Children’s Home, says a prayer in her car after picking up some children from school.
Jane Karigo, founder of Calvary Zion Children’s Home, says a prayer in her car after picking up some children from school.
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