Daughter Ashlyn loves to read letters from Miriam Missy and Miriam meet in Taru Village Missy and Miriam - forever friends The new Kenya Keys dorm brings hope and joy!

Kenya Keys

Org #14142
Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified
2005
year founded
$131,715
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
3
projects funded

Mission

Kenya Keys unlocks the potential of students in impoverished Kenyan communities, raising awareness and bridging cultures to provide education, mentorship, leadership development and girl empowerment opportunities. In the rural Kinango District of Kenya there are many obstacles to education, but there is one organization working hard to remove those barriers for as many young Kenyans as possible. That group is Kenya Keys and its purpose is to unlock the enormous potential of young people in Kenya. Kenya Keys is a vibrant demonstration that one person really can make a big difference. In June 2005, Rinda Hayes and her daughter traveled to the remote village of Bahakwenu in the impoverished K... read more

Projects (5)

Project Leaders
Brent Hayes
Brent Hayes
Deborah Shimkus
Deborah Shimkus
Team
Deborah Shimkus
Organization Information
5314 Tualata Ct
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
United States
801-259-6323

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 3933908843
Organization Information
5314 Tualata Ct
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
United States
801-259-6323

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 3933908843

Project Reports

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Jan 6, 2019
One Student Impacts Many Lives
When I traveled to Taru village in 2017, I met Miriam, the girl my family sponsors through Kenya Keys. She had inspired me the moment I heard her story, and it’s been an honor and a joy to be a...
Dec 3, 2018
Kenya Keys Provides Hope Amidst Devastating Fire
Just weeks before the village of Taru was about to celebrate the opening of the new Kenya Keys dorm at Taru Girls’ Secondary School, tragedy struck! A fire swept through the old government-built...
Aug 12, 2018
The Human Connection: When Sponsors Meet Their Students
One of the most rewarding things about a Kenya Keys visit to the village of Taru is being able to watch as sponsors meet the students they have sponsored - sometimes for many years.  It is...
 
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