Most of us in America know what it’s like to lay our heads down at night on a soft pillow. A piece of plush padded fabric that we hug around our head, drool on throughout the night, and count on [...]
About Jamie"I am the owner of Baraka Gemstones and Jewelry, as well as Create A Ring™. My hope is to use the 'Baraka' (Ki-Swahili for 'Blessing') of my companies to help care for orphans in need worldwide. I enjoy hiking, jeeping, fishing, playing blues harmonica, photography and of course precious metals and stones. Thanks for checking out barakashop.com. If there is anything we can do for you in fine jewelry, please let us know!"
Author Archive | Jamie
As many of you know already, Baraka Gemstones and Jewelry has partnered up with Baraka Orphanage in Kenya, East Africa. This orphanage is just getting it’s feet on the ground, and is looking for a lot of front-end help in [...]
See that brick box in the back left of the photo? That little shelter houses a fresh water well dug at Baraka Orphanage in Kosele, Kenya. The well is now serving a community of 10,000 Kenyans! Little by little, Baraka [...]
Charles has this to say about Miriam… “Miriam is one of the orphaned girls whom I am supporting. Miriam is 16 years old and in the 8th grade. She was living in a very bad conditions. Her uncle was [...]
In January of 2010, near Lake Victoria in Kosele, Kenya, Baraka Orphanage broke ground with the construction of their first residential building. For years Charles, the director of Baraka Orphanage, has searched for the area of his Kenyan homeland that [...]