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'Why I care for 52 children' 3 March 2012Last updated at 08:45 Rachel Gichia is an ordinary Kenyan wife and mother who has risen to an extraordinary challenge.

'Why I care for 52 children'

In the past six years, she has opened her home - which she shares with her husband Stephen and their three children - to 49 orphaned youngsters. Rachel and Stephen, who live in the Ngong Hills just outside Nairobi, are not rich - but the local community has rallied round. Thanks to donations from individuals and businesses, facilities at the home have improved - although feeding the children and paying school fees remains a constant struggle.

But perhaps the biggest challenge of all is knowing when to turn away a child in need - something which Rachel finds very difficult, even though she knows there is a limit to how far her love can stretch. How Working Outside the Law Helped Labor Win on the West Coast. February 26, 2012 | Like this article?

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America’s criminal justice system should keep communities safe, treat people fairly, and use fiscal resources wisely. But more Americans are deprived of their liberty than ever before - unfairly and unnecessarily, with no benefit to public safety. Especially in the face of economic crisis, our government should invest in alternatives to incarceration and make prisons options of last – not first – resort. Download the graphic here » Emergency and Disaster Information Service.