Africa SOMA Inc.

Africa SOMA sees education as a central tool in improving the lives of all people. In Kenya, progress has been made in expanding access to education, however large hurdles remain: quality is often low, secondary schools are prohibitively expensive, and often the most vulnerable groups, such as Maasai pastoralists, continue to be unable to access even primary education. Improving participation in schooling requires creative solutions that lower barriers to entry and improve the learning environment. Our programs aspire to contribute to such creative solutions. We work in partnership with local organizations and community members and promote community investment and involvement in all of our p...

Opening Ceremonies

Opening Ceremonies
The Elangata Wuas Resource Center officially opened 2010. The opening ceremonies were a festive occasion enjoyed by the entire community. (view small | med | large | orig)

Art Exchange

Art Exchange
Students work on art exchange projects organized through Africa Soma at the community library. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women's Groups

Women's Groups
The Elangata Wuas center provides a meeting point for women's groups, adult literacy courses, elders telling traditional stories, and other community groups. (view small | med | large | orig)

Library Resources

Library Resources
So far, the Elangata Wuas library has provided educational materials such as children's literature and textbooks to nearby schools. Help bring information technology to the community as well! (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls Club Meeting

Girls Club Meeting
The Girls Club meets on a weekly basis at the community library to discuss their school experiences, reproductive health issues, and other issues of concern. (view small | med | large | orig)

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