Prayers for rain answered in Kenya

Posted by Spalding Hurst

December 9, 2021

In Kenya, a prolonged drought has taken a heavy toll on the country. Since September, much of Kenya’s north has received less than 30 percent of normal rainfall – the worst short-rain season recorded in decades. The lack of rainfall has wiped out pastures and exacerbated food and water shortages.

That changed recently. Sister Vinaya shares:

Thank you for your prayers for rain for us. This morning at 4:00 am we had a heavy down pour. We had never seen such heavy rain since our arrival in the country. Our rain water tank which is adjacent to the building is full. We even have a small tank to collect rain water near the kitchen. Plenty water for the next three months. By God’s grace we had sufficient water from the rain and never had to buy water since we came. If no rain water is always available to buy which is also rather cheap. God is good!

The small tank near the kitchen.


  1. eugenie coakley, scna

    Great news! However, another clear reason for addressing climate change around the world.

  2. Linda Soltis

    A Christmas gift a little early. So glad you and the people have been blessed with the gift of rain.

  3. Maggie Cooper

    Wow! Such good news! We thank God with you!!!

  4. Nancy

    Thanking God for the blessing of rain! You continue to be in my prayers. Happy Advent!

  5. Liz

    Thank you God of rain for your gift!


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