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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LitClub Field Trip Sparks Curiosity!

One of the “strengths” of the LitClub curriculum is curiosity.  In an effort to spark our LitClub students’ curiosity, we made arrangements over the October holiday break to take the students from the eight LitClubs  from our Empowered Schools: Ngangani, Kisola, Maanzoni, and Sofia for a field trip. The students visited nearby Muthoki Lodge where …

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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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