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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I AM a Writer! Punahou School Teachers Facilitate Fabulous Workshop!

“I am a writer!’ stated Marissa Proctor, a middle school teacher from the Punahou School. Within minutes the Wamunyu teachers, Kenya Connect staff and colleague teachers from Punahou were all repeating this phrase. This set the tone for an interactive workshop for all participants. The workshop was focused on writing stories from the heart. After …

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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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Registration is OPEN for the KC 5K Run/Walk!

We invite you to join us for the Kenya Connect 5k Run/Walk being held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 9:00 am at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ellicott City.  Winding through the beautiful neighborhood of Dunloggin, the race raises funds for the work to enrich education for 17,000 students at 55 partner schools in …

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Leaving my Comfort Zone: What I Did on the Summer Break by Bridget Suvansri

In a speech I delivered to teachers at our convocation last year, I challenged them to do something outside of their comfort zone. Little did I know that on the last day of the school year, I would be boarding a plane to Nairobi, Kenya, to do something way out of my comfort zone. I …

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Calling All Educators: Looking for an Adventure?

Kenya Connect is offering our third Volunteer and Travel Opportunity for Educators at our Learning Resource Center in Wamunyu. The trip, designed to provide teachers a rich cultural experience in rural Kenya, is being offered in June 2018. Kenya Connect Board Member and retired teacher, Laura Carter, will lead the trip in conjunction with the …

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