Young Leaders Program in Kenya

 
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 6 months ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    Thank you for your selfless support!
    By - Grace Waithera - Office and Programs Administrator
    Gobal Education Fund Kenya appreciates the donor support fro GlobalGiving. Through youe endless support, many lives have been transformed . This year GEF Kenya had 30 students graduating from form four and below is an appreciation letter to GEF Kenya for their scholarship and mentorship support. "We hereby take this...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    Young leaders empowered through Life Skills training
    By - Grace Waithera - Acting Executive Director
    Life skills training has continued to be a great way of empowering young leaders and helping them discovertheir potential and unleash the greatness within them. As part of life skills training, Financial Literacy is a great need for our scholars. Having come from very needy backgrounds, most of them find some work to do...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    Parents/Guardians Say Thank You!
    By - Noni Mumba - Executive Director
    Peggy Shihemi, is a form three student at Dandora secondary school in Embakasi Constituency Nairobi.  Early in 2013, she was sent home from school, for school fees arrears  She was out of school for 2 months and her parents were beside themselves with anguish.  This year, Peggy became one of...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    For Girls Its Not Just Education
    By - Noni Mumba - Executive Director
    Jostine is a new GEF scholar.  In late March this year, after 2 visits to her school, we learnt that she had been missing in school; she was sick, or so the Principal told us.  Another young girl, Edna, also one of our scholars and a final year student went missing from her school.  We eventually found them,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    Class of 2012 Graduation
    By - Noni Mumba - Executive Director
    After four years of secondary education, and going through the Young Leaders Program, it was time to congratulate 19 scholars, as they commenced life as young adults.  Completing high school in Eastlands, Nairobi is a great feat; there are many hurdles that these kids go through, poverty being a key challenge they try...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya has received 2 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    Community Building
    By - Suzanne - Interim Country Director
    Community is a word that seems to get thrown around and attached to other words to make certain things seem more worthwhile or grounded (think community action, community service, community organizer); and yet, the word by itself is important.  No one can survive on this planet without a community: ...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    Gender Program: Safety and Identity
    By - Grace Waithera - GEF Kenya staff
    Global Education Fund Kenya Scholars from schools around Kayole, Nairobi have been meeting every month to support one another, grow as a community and have a safe space where they can learn together from expert facilitators.  The most recent meeting came on May 12th, and it was an exciting meeting, which began with...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    A new calendar year and a new school year for stud
    By - Suzanne Thomson - Senior Program Officer
    Global Education Fund (GEF) Kenya was excited to graduate over 20 students in 2011 and happy to welcome our current secondary students back to school and back into the GEF Kenya Leadership Program after their holiday break. As exciting as a new year always is, 2012 hasn’t been without its challenges, as secondary...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya has received 7 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    Critical Thinking Workshop Exploring Food Security
    By - Suzanne - Senior Program Officer
    Hunger is a major issue worldwide.  This fact is even more prominent right now with a serious food crisis in East Africa.  As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, “What effects one directly, effects all indirectly.” While the students, who are in school because of Global Education Fund (GEF),...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    Congratulations Graduates!
    By - Tracy Mangone - Development and Administrative Associate
    We are proud and excited that this is the fourth year of the Youth Scholarship & Leadership Program in Kenya. This year GEF is sponsoring 77 secondary students; 25 of these young girls and boys are in their senior year of high school. This senior class is the first to have benefited from both GEF scholarships and the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    Chronicles from Kenya
    By - Suzanne Thomson - GEF Associate Director
    Suzanne is currently in Kenya to support the GEF Kenya Advisory Board, Staff and Scholars. She has been updating everyone here at GEF of all of the great experiences and students that she has encountered. Everyone here at Global Education Fund is excited to share Suzanne's tales from Kenya, enjoy! In the US, field trips...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya has received 26 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    GEF in the New Year
    By - Cynden Amrose - Global Education Fund Intern
    Primary school (grades 1-8) in Kenya is free, but fees required for high school (grades 9-12) are far too expensive for underprivileged Kenyans. Global Education Fund has recognized that tuition costs pose as an insurmountable obstacle to the poorest children and in 2011 GEF will continue to provide funding to help...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    12 Graduates so far; 20 to Graduate this Year
    By - Suzanne - Associate Director
    We are proud to announce that GEF currently has 12 proud graduates of secondary school and an additional 20 to graduate this year!  This is an extraordinary accomplishment given that only 8.3% of all young Kenyans ever complete secondary school, and particularly for GEF scholars who live in poverty and are either...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    Kenya Trip Report
    By - Megan Kostanick - Intern
    Julie and Suzanne recently returned from Nairobi where they visited many of the schools involved in Global Education Fund's Kenya Leadership Program. They met with the Kenya directors and students to continue to learn how to better help and advance Global Education Fund's work in Kenya. Anisa, a Form 4 student (Senior),...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    Kenya Leadership Program Update
    By - Tracy Mangone - Intern
    Kenya Leadership Program Update Global Education Fund is now in its third year of supporting the Kenya Leadership Program and is currently accepting new applicants! The Leadership program helps impoverished Kenyan orphans (particularly girls) to reach their full potential and enable them to improve the lives of others....
    • 5 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya has received 3 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya posted a progress report
    Kenya Scholars
    By - Meghan Harrington - Global Education Fund Intern
    Global Education Fund has supported the Kenya Leadership Program for two years since its commencement in 2007. There are now 67 Scholars in the program, 65% of whom are girls. These Scholars have overcome great obstacles in their lives to be able to attend secondary school and have proven to be an incredibly bright and...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 6 years ago
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  • Young Leaders Program in Kenya has received 2 donations
    • 6 years ago
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