Mutini Secondary School Kitui


Mutini Secondary School is a community school in the village of Kabati, Kitui County. Most of the inhabitants of the area are subsistence farmers and not well-off economically as the area is semi-arid. At its inception in 1987 it was a public day school with a capacity of 50 students. At the moment the school has 230 students, 120 of ... Read More »

Uref Primary School, Ugunja


Uref Primary school is a mixed public day school in Ugunja, Siaya County. The school was started in 1982 as an initiative of Uref village. In 2006 the school was at the brink of closure after it was declared being below standards set by the Public Health Office for school. The school administration under the direction of Mr. Philip Juma, ... Read More »



Living with HIV/ AIDS has not been easy for Risper Opiyo and her husband Andrew Mulumba. The couple had to pull out their children from a local primary school due to the stigma their children experienced as a result of their status. Risper through her support group found out that she was lucky to still have her husband living with ... Read More »

Kwetu Home of Peace

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Kwetu is a Swahili word meaning our home. Kwetu home of peace is a rehabilitation centre for street children, boys, aged between 8-18 years. Kwetu is adjacent to Strathmore University campus grounds. The home started as a feeding programme in the early 90’s for destitute children who would visit the centre daily to at least get one meal, a shower and fresh change of clothes. ... Read More »


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MISSION STATEMENT Macheo aims at educating and empowering secondary school students from disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Kibera slum, Kenya. This is achieved through academic tutoring, cultural and personal development through mentoring. It simultaneously enriches the lives of Strathmore students who are the mentors and tutors to the students, forging a bond between Kenya’s top academic minds and Nairobi’s most underserved youth. ... Read More »

St. Columba’s Vocational Centre


St. Columba’s Vocational Centre in Kitui County began as a social hall in 1970 where women and girls were trained to be self sustaining through small scale businesses. Through the years the hall grew into a vocational centre that offered short courses in tailoring and agriculture. Today the Centre offers young girls who complete primary school with weak graduation marks ... Read More »

St. Martin School and Day Care Centre


St. Martin day care centre is registered with the ministry of Gender and Social Development and a member of Kibera Independent Schools Association (KISA). To facilitate their education and day care, the school has a modest feeding programme for the children as they are not guaranteed of a meal when at home. St. Martins also supports other beneficiaries of the ... Read More »

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