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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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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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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