The Latest News & Events

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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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.