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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Student Compost Toilets Launched! by James Musyoka

The WASH joint monitoring program report (2019) by The World Health Organization and UNICEF found that only 59% of Kenyans have access to basic water services and only 29% have access to sanitary services.    Kenya Connect is working to change this narrative with the construction and opening of our first banks of compost toilets at two partner primary …

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“Lit” Stories!

Kenya Connect is partnering with LitWorld to offer LitClubs to students at two of our partner schools.  We’ll be sharing stories of what the LitClub program means to these students. Meet Ruth My name is Ruth and I’m in grade 5 and a member of the Lioness LitClub. My favorite subject at school is Maths. …

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Stories of Solidarity!

Our Visionary Co-founder and Executive Director, Kenya, James Musyoka was featured in the ONE Campaign’s “Stories of Solidarity” video.  Kenya Connect is being highlighted for our work to respond to the Covid-19 Pandemic.  We invite you to watch this gorgeous video on our work.  

We’re Excited! LRC Annex and Maker Space!!!

We are beyond thrilled to announce….. drum roll please….. the creation of the LRC Annex and Maker Space! !  Thanks to a donor, we acquired land at the back of our existing property which is allowing us to build and develop a small Kenya Connect campus! The LRC Annex will house a proper  Library.   It will be a library with a kiddie …

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Radio “Read Aloud” Reaches Learners!

Schools are closed in Wamunyu until September which means that the 18,000 students from our 61 partner schools are falling further behind.  With most students without electricity or internet at their homesteads and no “educational resources,” they have few opportunities for learning during the pandemic. In an effort to reach our students, the Kenya Connect …

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3 Ways Kenya Connect is Responding to Covid-19

Keeping Our Community Safe Three Ways Kenya Connect is Responding to the Covid-19 Pandemic We’re washing our hands!— “If you’re healthy and you know it WASH YOUR HANDS!” We’ve been at the forefront of hand washing since 2011 when we installed our 1st hand washing station at the Learning Resource Center. Along with installing hand …

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