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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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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Joyful Giving = Joyful Learning!

Want to make a difference this holiday season?  Give the gift that keeps giving.  Your year-end donation will help expand our literacy and technology programs while providing reusable sanitary pad kits, composting toilets and deworming in 2020 to students and teachers at our 58 partner schools.  What’s on the horizon?  LitClubs, LitCamps, Coder DoJo Club, …

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PayPal Gives Grant

PayPal Gives provided a $6,000 grant for our new Empowered School Program being launched in January! The grant was recommended by PayPal’s employee-volunteer led Timonium GIVE Team, and it will be used for the Empowered School Project. This project is a pilot which provides additional teaching resources including math manipulatives, educational posters, books and art …

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Building Their Future BBQ Benefit Tickets!

Tickets are now on sale for the BBQ Benefit for Kenya Connect and El Hogar being held on Saturday, September 21 from 6:30-10:30 at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Click HERE to learn more about the event and to purchase TICKETS! SEE the LIST OF AUCTION ITEMS! Tickets are $50 per person or $500 for a …

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Kenya Connect Awarded 15K PayPal Tech for Good Grant!

Kenya Connect has been awarded a $15,000 grant from PayPal’s Tech for Good Program for Expanding Technology for Secondary Students in Rural Kenya.  The grant was recommended by employees at PayPal from its Timonium and Hunt Valley offices, and it will be used to provide technology education and resources to students at eight of Kenya …

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Top Ten!

We have big news!  Kenya Connect is one of GlobalGiving’s Top 10 Nonprofits Committed to Impact! Look for us at number 4 on the list. This second annual list highlights 10 of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners (and five honorable mentions) that have demonstrated a commitment to impact through learning. Winners have earned the most points in GG Rewards, GlobalGiving’s way of …

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The “R” in the LRC!

Resource: to provide (a person or organization) with materials, money, staff, and other assets necessary for effective operation Kenya Connect’s Learning Resource Center (LRC) has become the hub of enrichment activity in Wamunyu for the students and teachers at 44 primary and 11 secondary schools and has provided material and enrichment resources for the community …

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Will You Support a Super Hero? #GivingTuesday

It’s that wonderful time of the year filled with Giving!  One special way to give this season is to make a donation that supports our Super Hero students in Kenya.  Did you know that most of our students are children of subsistence farmers, wood carvers or basket weavers?  Staying in school and achieving is very …

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