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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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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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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Empowered Education: The New Norm

Empowered Learning: It’s about Empowering Teachers and Accessing More Resources in their Classrooms by James Musyoka, Co-founder & Executive Director Kenya Connect For many Kenyans seeking to have the best education for their children, private academies have been an expensive solution. By digging deeper into their pockets, parents can sit back assured that their children …

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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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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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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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