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 …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Teach 2030 with the Commonwealth Education Trust!

We are elated to announce a new partnership with the Commonwealth Education Trust!  CET’s program, Teach 2030, provides innovative content, accessed via a smarphone or tablet, which focuses on student-centered teaching and learning and is in sync with the Kenyan curriculum.  These “bite sized” courses are engaging and nurtures collaboration among teaching groups.  We are piloting Teach …

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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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