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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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Highlights 2019! It was a banner year!

2019 was an incredible year for Kenya Connect! Of special note was the inauguration of the GiveLove Composting Toilet project, further expansion of our Library and Literacy efforts and the acquisition of the Reading Rover Truck, a record number of Level Up Village STEM classes and the launch of CoderDoJo clubs. We were especially thrilled …

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Joyful Giving = Joyful Learning!

Want to make a difference this holiday season?  Give the gift that keeps giving.  Your year-end donation will help expand our literacy and technology programs while providing reusable sanitary pad kits, composting toilets and deworming in 2020 to students and teachers at our 58 partner schools.  What’s on the horizon?  LitClubs, LitCamps, Coder DoJo Club, …

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PayPal Gives Grant

PayPal Gives provided a $6,000 grant for our new Empowered School Program being launched in January! The grant was recommended by PayPal’s employee-volunteer led Timonium GIVE Team, and it will be used for the Empowered School Project. This project is a pilot which provides additional teaching resources including math manipulatives, educational posters, books and art …

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PanAfrican Award Runner Up!

Kenya Connect is a Runner Up Prizewinner of the 2019 Pan-African Award for Entrepreneurship in Education.  With an emphasis on sustainability, the awards offer monetary prizes as an investment in organisations whose inspirational work is transforming the futures of African Youth. Supported by The Saville Foundation and managed by Teach A Man To Fish, the Pan-African …

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