A Maasai Elder Visiting With Students Graduation from Health & Leadership Camp Health and Leadership Training for Boys Mentors Receiving Training

Kakenya's Dream

Org #4669
Vetted since 2010 Site Visit Verified
2008
year founded
$75,005
raised on GlobalGiving
13
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Kakenya's Dream seeks to empower and motivate young girls through education to become agents of change and to break the cycle of destructive traditional practices in Maasai Kenya such as female genital cutting and early forced marriage. We believe in impacting one girl at a time, one community at a time, until all girls in Africa have the opportunities they need to thrive as individuals. These future women leaders will improve their communities, their nation, and the world.

Projects (2)

Project Leaders
Kakenya Ntaiya
Kakenya Ntaiya
Zoe Colgin
Zoe Colgin
Emma Wen
Emma Wen
Team
Kakenya Ntaiya, Zoe Colgin, Jessica Hammond
Organization Information
4250 N Fairfax Drive
Suite 600
Arlington, VA 22203
United States
(571) 527-4960
Organization Information
4250 N Fairfax Drive
Suite 600
Arlington, VA 22203
United States
(571) 527-4960

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Health Updates

By Taylor Myers | Communications & Development Intern

From May to November 2023, our afterschool Health and Leadership Training Program was taught across 30 schools in Narok and Kisii Counties. 5,638 girls and boys were educated on comprehensive sexual... Read the full report ›

Education & Profession Development

By Taylor Myers | Communications & Development Intern

In late 2023, our Kakenya Centers for Excellence (KCE) students in both eighth and twelfth grade sat for their mandated national exams. These exams — the Kenya Certificate for Primary Education... Read the full report ›

Expanding Students' Horizons and Preparing Them for Academic Success

By Emma Wen | Development Coordinator

From May to early August, our students completed the second term of the 2023 academic year. Alongside their regular classroom instruction, the girls participated in extracurricular activities like... Read the full report ›
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