Expanding Horizons!

Kenya Connect is expanding our students’ horizons in Wamunyu! The Expanding Horizons club was started as a pilot program in 2020 at Miondoni Secondary School with 28 students. A literacy empowerment program for secondary school students, we enrich students with life skills, communication, leadership, personal etiquette and hygiene, integrity, conflict resolution, empathy, and critical and creative …

Read more

The Library Learning Center is OPEN!

The Library Learning Center is officially OPEN! Three hundred guests gathered at the Library Learning Center for the Gala Celebration on June 23. Distinguished guests including Vice Chancellor Professor Geoffrey Muluvi of Southeastern Kenya University, Christopher Machin, Cultural Affairs Officer U.S. Embassy, Steven Kilonzo, Chief of Staff for the Deputy Governor, Cindy Dyer, US Board Chair, …

Read more

The Day of The African Child

In 1976, children were massacred in Soweto, South Africa, for protesting against education injustice and inequality in the apartheid regime. Forty-six years later, the African child is still plagued with education injustice, inequality and harmful practices across most of Africa. As we honor the memory of those children massacred in Soweto, perhaps we should take …

Read more

Celebrating 20 Years! Highlighting Teacher Professional Development!

Kenya Connect’s Professional Learning Coordinator, Rebecca Akinyi Migwambo, wrote this piece, “Professional Learning Communities:  The Hub to Upskilling Teacher Practice” in celebration of our 20th anniversary! Days, months, years, or even decades after graduating from teacher training institutions, teachers encounter many learning opportunities in the classrooms which are sometimes quite challenging to them but still …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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? …

Read more

KC Selected as a Team4Tech Partner!

We are super jazzed and honored to be named a 2021 Team4Tech partner. Over 300 non-profits worldwide applied with Kenya Connect selected as one of 10 partner s. We are thrilled to join partners from Uganda, Peru, Guatamela, Vietnam, Jordan and Mexico. With the mission of improving the quality of education for under resourced learners …

Read more

F5 Awards KC $50k for STEM Education!

Kenya Connect and partner SeaVuria were awarded a $50,000 Grant from F5 for our work to strengthen Secondary School STEM education through Teacher Professional Development, providing classroom equipment and enrichment programs, and a Science Extravaganza and Mentor Program. Connections are at the heart of Kenya Connect’s work and we are beyond thrilled to have a …

Read more

Partners Highlight Kenya Connect!

Our work is made stronger and more effective through thoughtful partnerships.  Kenya Connect has been partnering with LevelUp Village since 2015.  Since then, hundreds of students have engaged in STEM learning with LUV’s creative approach.  Global Scientists, Global Storybook Engineers and Global Conversations are some of the classes held in Wamunyu.  Not only do our …

Read more