The Latest News & Events

KC Selected as a Team4Tech Partner!

We are super jazzed and honored to be named a 2021 Team4Tech partner. Over 300 non-profits worldwide applied with Kenya Connect selected as one of 10 partner s. We are thrilled to join partners from Uganda, Peru, Guatamela, Vietnam, Jordan and Mexico. With the mission of improving the quality of education for under resourced learners …

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LitClub Field Trip Sparks Curiosity!

One of the “strengths” of the LitClub curriculum is curiosity.  In an effort to spark our LitClub students’ curiosity, we made arrangements over the October holiday break to take the students from the eight LitClubs  from our Empowered Schools: Ngangani, Kisola, Maanzoni, and Sofia for a field trip. The students visited nearby Muthoki Lodge where …

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F5 Awards KC $50k for STEM Education!

Kenya Connect and partner SeaVuria were awarded a $50,000 Grant from F5 for our work to strengthen Secondary School STEM education through Teacher Professional Development, providing classroom equipment and enrichment programs, and a Science Extravaganza and Mentor Program. Connections are at the heart of Kenya Connect’s work and we are beyond thrilled to have a …

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Happy International Day of the Girl!

We’re celebrating the “International Day of the Girl Child” by sharing the hopes and dreams of girls who are part of Kenya Connect programs.  We are working to empower the girls in our community so they can live into their dreams and make a difference. Hear THEIR voices.  Support THEIR Dreams. “Terrible things have been …

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Circle of Sisterhood Grant!

We are thrilled to be the recipient of a $10,000 Circle of Sisterhood Grant, Girl Power, Empowering Students in Health, Leadership and Life Skills, as part of  our new initiative to combat teen pregnancy and reduce violence against women and girls. During the pandemic, we saw 97 girls at our 62 partner schools become pregnant while schools …

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Partners Highlight Kenya Connect!

Our work is made stronger and more effective through thoughtful partnerships.  Kenya Connect has been partnering with LevelUp Village since 2015.  Since then, hundreds of students have engaged in STEM learning with LUV’s creative approach.  Global Scientists, Global Storybook Engineers and Global Conversations are some of the classes held in Wamunyu.  Not only do our …

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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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