2 Lydia Inya and elder c.JPG

Sr. Lydia Inya of Sisters of Mary of Kakamega distributes wheat flour, rice, sugar and vegetable oil to the old age people in Funyula, a small rural area in western Kenya – some 275 miles northwest of Nairobi, the country's capital city. Inya was close to Sr. Marianna Hulshof, who helped fight poverty in the region for more than 30 years by providing education, building houses, distributing food and improving health care. Hulshof died on Jan. 11, 2008. (Doreen Ajiambo)