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Makindu in the News

Makindu Children’s Program and all of its supporters continue to attract media attention. (All articles and photos reprinted by permission.)


Winnie Barron receives 2017 World of Children Humanitarian Award


A Proper Walk in the Kenyan Bush (Tim Cahill/National Geographic)

Makindu Children’s Program Fundraiser: Walk through the Great Rift Valley (The Oregonian)


Three Paths, One Goal: CC Alumni Working to Make a Difference in Africa (Colorado College Bulletin)


Portland man among five Oregonians who walked 151 miles across African desert to raise funds for orphans (Oregonian)

‘Proper Walk’ raises $82k for African kids (Albany Democrat-Herald)


Winnie Barron Didn’t Blink (Oregonian)

Mid-valley program in Kenya continues (Albany Democrat-Herald)


Fundraising walk to benefit Makindu Children’s Program in Kenya (Albany Democrat-Herald)


Tim Cahill’s article on the 2004 Proper Walk

The Earlier Years

For a Child’s Smile – 1999 (Eugene Register-Guard)

Winnie’s World – 1998 (Albany Democrat-Herald)

Someone Who Cares – 1998 (Eugene Register-Guard)

Kenya Beckons – 1998 (Eugene Register-Guard)

An Orphan’s Smile – 1995 (Eugene Register-Guard)