Teach 2030 with the Commonwealth Education Trust!

We are elated to announce a new partnership with the Commonwealth Education Trust!  CET’s program, Teach 2030, provides innovative content, accessed via a smarphone or tablet, which focuses on student-centered teaching and learning and is in sync with the Kenyan curriculum.  These “bite sized” courses are engaging and nurtures collaboration among teaching groups.  We are piloting Teach …

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Ford Motor Company Gratitude Grant!

We are thrilled to share that the Ford Motor Company has awarded Kenya Connect a grant to expand our literacy and technology program! The $5,000 grant will be used to enroll two more schools in our library program, purchase 500 Kenyan authored and published books and acquire additional tablets/chromebooks to use at partner schools for learning. …

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Henry E. Niles Foundation Awards Grant!

Did you know our Magic School Bus and Reading Rover Truck visit 21 partner primary schools? With over 4,000 library card holders, students check out books from our 10,000+ book collection. We are thrilled to announce that the Henry E. Niles Foundation awarded us a grant of $2500 for our Library Program. The grant will …

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Mother’s Day Gift Idea!

Who is looking for a fabulous Mother’s Day Gift for a great cause? Taryn Burns Yoga and Mama Burns (Board Member Lindsey Burns)  candles have teamed up to offer an “Unconditional Love” Mother’s Day bundle. Celebrate Mother’s Day with two hand poured candles and the opportunity to do yoga together. 10% of purchase is donated to …

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Thank You Gupta Family Foundation!

We are delighted to announce that the Gupta Family Foundation has awarded $32,500 to Kenya Connect. The funds will be used to support our Women’s Empowerment and LitMoms program, Expanding Horizons Secondary School program, GiveLove Compost Toilets, and operational support. Executive Director James Musyoka commented, “We are humbled and honored by the Gupta Family Foundation’s …

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A YES Vote by the Kwanda Village!

Kwanda, “a modern collection pot for black communities” made up of 2828 members (and growing) voted to fund our Wings Poa Reusable Sanitary Pad program. Based in the U.K., the Kwanda Village is investing in black communities around the world. Thanks to the members of Kwanda, 230 girls will receive Wings Poa Reusable Sanitary Pad …

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Empowered Education: The New Norm

Empowered Learning: It’s about Empowering Teachers and Accessing More Resources in their Classrooms by James Musyoka, Co-founder & Executive Director Kenya Connect For many Kenyans seeking to have the best education for their children, private academies have been an expensive solution. By digging deeper into their pockets, parents can sit back assured that their children …

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