New school building for Miche Bora

It's finally happening! We've started building our school and we are so excited. Mustard Seed Project’s rented building for their school Miche Bora is now absolutely full to bursting. In January 2015, at the start of the new school year we shall have 200 children from three to eleven in classes of 25. We literally did not have room for the new intake and we were beginning to worry about what we would do. There have been so many delays but finally all permissions have been granted and funding for the first phase is in place and we have started. The contractor has promised that the first phase … [Read more...]

Latest news update on KYGN

One year on from the T4A meeting in Oxford, the new KYGN school has opened. The April meeting was the stimulus for the partnership between the kanga project and the newly formed KYGN UK and support from Goodwill and Growth for Africa (GAGA) Phase 1 of the purpose built new school in Mabogini, rural Tanzania opened today. The priority is and always will be first rate education and, crucially, English tuition to make transition to secondary education within reach to children who otherwise cannot meet the language requirements of secondary education. … [Read more...]

Books, Books, Books for Tanzania

Livingstone Tanzania Trust need your help to buy 7763 books so that 1109 students in 2 primary schools in Tanzania may have one text book per subject. Education is not the answer to poverty but it is the best tool to fight it. £10.00 + Gift Aid will help us buy 4 books. Rudimentary resources are preventing children from receiving a good enough education to fight poverty by themselves, for themselves. A book has the power to start changing this. … [Read more...]

Rebuilding a primary school in Kenya

African Promise are planning to rebuild a dilapidated primary school in the small village of Kisimenyi in rural Kenya for the benefit of over 550 children now and many hundreds more for generations to come.The school is in a shockingly woeful state. The handful of crumbling, cramped classrooms are wholly unconducive to enjoyable and productive learning; the few toilets are so dangerous that children feel safer, in the words of the headmaster, to "help themselves in the nearby bush"; and the nearest source of water is a 10km walk away. … [Read more...]

A Maasai primary school in Kenya

Osiligi Charity Projects are raising funds to build a modern primary school with boarding facilities for the children of a large Maasai community in Southern Kenya who live too far from the school to attend. The Osiligi Obaya School will be well equipped and with high quality teaching. At the request of the Maasai community, the school will also be available for adult classes in the evening. … [Read more...]