The Latest News & Events

10th Anniversary KC5K!

This year have you resolved to get in better shape or do you hope to make a difference in the world? Or maybe it’s to get together with family and friends doing a fun activity? We can help! We are thrilled to announce that the 10th Anniversary KC5K run/walk is on Saturday, March 23 at St. John’s Episcopal …

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Highlights 2023!

Curious to know how many books we have in our library or how many Wings Poa Reusable Sanitary Pad Kits have been distributed? Check out the Highlights from 2023!

Voices from Our Village!

Tune in to hear Kenya Connect’s podcast, Voices from the Village! In this inaugural episode, Co-Founder and Executive Director, James Musyoka and Director of Technology and Education Patrick Munguti discuss the work or Kenya Connect and their hopes and dreams for the future. Hosted by Kenya Connect’s Professional Learning Coordinator, Rebecca Akinywi Migwambo, you will …

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FII Grant Awards!

We are thrilled to announce that Kenya Connect was awarded grants from FII to create computer labs and robotics clubs at three partner secondary schools ($49,965) and to install 10,000 lire water tanks at 26 partner schools ($50,000).  The computer labs are part of our goal to bridge the digital divide for students in our …

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Team4Tech Partner of the Year!!!

We are thrilled to announce that Kenya Connect is the Team4Tech 2023 PARTNER of the YEAR! Team4Tech, a non-profit impact accelerator, is bridging the digital equity gap in education to create inclusion and opportunities for learners in under-resourced communities around the world. This year, at their Lighthouse of Learning Impact Celebration, Kenya Connect was recognized for our …

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KC5K Running to Read 2023!

The 2023 Running to Read 5K race was held in Wamunyu on October 7 with 30 teams from partner schools competing to be the fastest team. A total of 180 students, 6 participants from each school, competed to win the trophy. We are thrilled to announce that the top school was Kaitha Primary School, the top girl runner …

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Sign Up for Running to Read in Wamunyu

Please join us for Kenya Connect’s Running to Read 5K+ race being held on Saturday, October 7th in Wamunyu. This year, we have an incredible lineup of teams from 30 of our partner schools, all part of our School Mobile Library program, competing for the prestigious Running to Read trophy. The winners will etch their names on …

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Benchmarking Teacher Professional Development

by Rebecca Akinyi Migwambo In the evolving world of education, the continuous growth and development of teachers are essential in ensuring high quality and relevant learning experiences for learners. Regular and continuous professional development opportunities for teachers are a way of realizing the Sustainable Development Goal 4. Kenya Connect Organization’s Teacher Professional Development Program has …

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Makerspace Learning Through Play! by Sharon Mwende

Play is vital for development and education as it allows children, youth and adults the opportunity to use their creativity while developing their imagination, physical, cognitive and emotional strength. In the Kenya Connect Makerspace, we provide a supportive environment for learners to experiment, work together and learn through making. This also involves making games for …

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Queen’s LitClub: A Reflection by Mentor Monicah

Queens LitClub Story By LitClub Mentor Monicah Kyalo LitClubs have been a wonderful literacy program to bring change and joy to students at some of Kenya Connect’s partner schools. I want to share a brief story about the Queens LitClub as I reflect back upon their graduation. On the very first day when we visited …

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