September 25th, 2023

Pastor Joshua to visit the UK to raise awareness of Nairobi street kids

We’re delighted that Pastor Joshua Karani has received his visa, and will therefore be visiting the UK in November and December 2023.

Pastor Joshua – an ordained Baptist minister – will be visiting churches across London and the South East, with plenty of opportunities to hear his passion for the abandoned youth living precariously on the streets of Nairobi, and his vision for the Leadership and Talent Centre which will provide: 

  • Non-formal education 
  • Vocational/entrepreneurship and skills training 
  • Group sports and activities 
  • Emotional and spiritual counselling and mentorship  
  • Peer to peer learning 
  • Meals  

Pastor Joshua will be speaking at:

Sunday 19 November 2023
Westerham Evangelical Church, 10:30am
Pastor Joshua will share about his work and why Jesus is the ultimate rescuer. Fellowship lunch follows after the morning service.

Saturday 18 November
Cutting Edge Men’s Ministry, Woodford Green, 12:30-2:30pm

Sunday 19 November
Church of the Good Shepherd, Four Marks, Hampshire, 7pm
An informal cafe-style gathering, including worship, prayer a Q&A with Pastor Joshua and some Kenyan snacks to punctuate the British autumn!

Wednesday 22 November
St Lukes Reigate, coffee at 9:45am and communion at 10:30am

Sunday 26 November
Purley Baptist Church, 9:30 and 11:15am
Pastor Joshua will speak at both services, sharing how the Lord has put Nairobi’s street children on his heart and his experiences of the project to date.

Monday 27 November
Eastwood Baptist Church, Eastwood, Leigh On Sea, 2:30-4:00pm
Women’s Fellowship

Tuesday 28 November
Purley Baptist Church, Purley, 10:30am

Thursday 30 November
Montpelier Church, Biddulph Road, Purley, 6pm
and join online!

Saturday 2 December
Sanderstead Evangelical Church, Croydon, 9am

Saturday 2 December
Graham Kendrick Concert at St Patrick’s Church Wallington, 7pm for 7:30pm
Details and online ticketing here

Sunday 3 December
Godstone Baptist Church, 10:30am
Godstone Baptist is hosting Pastor Joshua during their morning service. He will be talking about providing gospel-centred help to street youths in Kenya.

Sunday 3 December
St Patrick’s, Wallington, 6pm
This evening service will be a relaxed chance to hear Pastor Joshua speak on his experiences and relying on Jesus, with an opportunity for Q&A.

Thursday 7 December
Norreys Church, Wokingham, Berkshire, 7:45pm for 8pm
Pastor Joshua will be participating in the all-church prayer meeting this evening, giving insight into the reality of living on the streets of Nairobi and explaining how best to pray when things appear overwhelming.

More details of the programme will appear here shortly.

In the meantime, if you would like to donate or set up a monthly gift for Street Boys in Kenya please call us on 01883 331332 or email Kim Wright, at  

You could also register for sponsorship through our website at www. 

By supporting a whole group, you are helping to ensure that more children are helped with their Educational Development, Physical and Health development, spiritual development and social development.

‘And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man’
Luke 2.52

Join us as we seek to change the lives of street boys in Kenya and make a lasting impact.