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Kenya Keys

Org #14142
Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified
2005
year founded
$148,310
raised on GlobalGiving
6
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 (4)

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

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

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #3933908843

Project Reports

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Nov 3, 2019
Winnie's Frightening Story Ends Well Because of the Sponsorship Fund
Imagine being a young 20-year old female, alone in the small rented room you call home, and being awakened in the middle of the night by the fearful reality that someone is trying to break in. This...
May 21, 2019
The Difficult Decision - Selecting 40 New Students
We are excited to welcome 40 new students into our Kenya Keys family! Each year Kenya Keys receives hundreds of applications for sponsorships from students wanting to continue their education....
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...
 
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