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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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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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.  

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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Wings Poa Program Recognized!

The Goonj Foundation, India, recognized Kenya Connect’s Wings Poa Program as a Best Practice during their Menstrual Dialogue forum in May.  We were thrilled to be included with other NGO’s working to break down barriers and stigmas of Menstruation. Kenya Connect was also invited to present at the Mwala subcounty’s, “It’s Time to Take Action …

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