When you are in abroad you are supposed to work hard to make ends meet. If you are lazy then you might sleep hungry
They both travelled in America for further studies. Luckily Dr Eliud Gakinya and his wife were blessed with two children while in America.
After living in America for more than five years they decided to come back to Kenya. This was to enable them start their ministry in Kenya. Their children were very young by then. He left his American dream and returned to Kenya.
“The Lord told me to go back to Kenya and start my ministry. It made me got back to Kenya with my family. Upto to now my family is still in Kenya. For me i came back to America after many years in Kenya.” Dr Eliud tells.
” My children have the American citizenship but they have never visited America. They are still in Kenya upto date.” He adds.
Eliud and Sarah are gospel ministers.
Reasons why the children have never visited America
He wanted his children to learn the African culture and the way of living.
He also wanted the children to learn about their tribe, lifestyle and background.
He also wanted them to grow with the African disicipline which African parents give to their children.
He wanted to know their language and how to interact with people.
He also wanted them to first finish high school so that they can travel abroad for further studies. He didn’t want to interfere with their studies.
There is a big difference about how we disicpline children in Kenya and in America. In America children have alot freedom as compared to Kenya.
“Bringing up a child in Kenya is easier and cheap. In America children know about the rights. But in Kenya many children can not access the constitution.” He adds.