Celebrating 25 Years of Nyumbani Children's Home

 The Gala is over, but you can still support Nyumbani’s Children by participating in our pop-up auction and sales table!

Post-Gala Auction!!

 Choose three nights in the Big Apple with a New York City Broadway Show trip.  Or, build your own seven-night vacation to a resort get-away of your choice at any one of dozens of domestic and international locations.

Also on sale:

~ 25th anniversary Champagne Flutes
~ 25th anniversary Ornaments
~ Greeting Cards designed by the children of Nyumbani
~ Booklet: The Story of Nyumbani 

Click here to Register and purchase.

Sale items will run through January 2018 (or until supplies last).


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Thank you for joining us as we celebrated 25 years of Nyumbani!

Friday, September 22, 2017
The Watergate Hotel

Washington, DC 

Guest gathered for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while bidding on silent auction items ranging from African treasures to lavish vacation packages.  Mistress of Ceremonies, Kathleen Matthews, was the consummate host with her poise and presence.  While dining on a fine meal in the elegant ballroom, attendees participated in the live auction, welcoming back to the stage the very engaging Sherry Truhlar, Auctioneer.

 Global Health Expert, Dr. Mark Dybul gave the keynote address, and Executive Director Sister Mary Owens reported on the accomplishments of the past year and shared her plans and ambitions for the future of the Nyumbani programs.

Awards Presented to:

Giuseppe & Mercedes Cecchi, IDI Group
Rob MathiowetzCreativa Associates
Maria Nelly Pavisich, Rotary International

Special Guest included:

Paula Lanco,
Vice-Chair, Children of God Relief Institute (Kenyan Board)

Admiral (Ret.) Marcello De Donno, President, Nyumbani ONLUS (Italian Board)
Amor Sola Menendez, President, Amigos de Nyumbani (Spanish Board)