The Latest News & Events

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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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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KC5K Run/Walk is NOW VIRTUAL!

As a result of Covid-19, we are holding the  KC 5K as a Virtual Race!   You are probably wondering what that means….. We are inviting all registrants to still run, walk, skip, hop, or couch surf on Saturday, March 28 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm (EDT).   You can run/walk outside or on a treadmill. Once you complete the 5K …

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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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