Celebrating World Toilet Day!

The Power of Poop in the Loop By Brian Mateli World Toilet Day is a memorable day to celebrate toilets for the innovation of taking our waste to protect our dignity, health, and safety. Each year, World Toilet Day is celebrated on November 19 highlights the importance of sanitation  and hygiene in driving improvements in public …

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Happy Menstrual Health and Hygiene Day!

by Margaret Mutune Menstrual Hygiene Day is celebrated each May 28th  “to break the silence around periods, tackle the stigma often associated with them, and raise awareness of the importance of menstrual hygiene for women, girls, and people who menstruate around the world”. At Kenya Connect, we envision a world where girls can play and …

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Check Out Our 2021 Highlights!

2021 was another banner year for Kenya Connect! Here’s a few stats: 319 Wings Poa Reusable Sanitary Pad Kits were distributed bringing our total to 890, 39,914 books were checked out of our library, 2564 PenPal letters were exchanged, 422 students participated in LUV STEM classes and 69 teachers were part of Empowered School Professional …

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Join Our Story and Make a Donation!

It’s GivingTuesday and we invite you to make a donation on GlobalGiving and your DONATION WILL BE MATCHED! Here’s the link: https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/computer-literacy-for-kenyan-schoolchildren/ Your support will help launch our 20th Anniversary Year and will provide enrichment and empowerment programs to students, teachers, and parents at our 62 public partner schools. Would you rather send a check? …

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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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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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