Gatoto students enjoy a meal Students receive meal from their teacher Gatoto students queue for food Families receive food, hand soap, and cooking oil

American Friends of Gatoto, Inc.

Org #77404
Vetted since 2020
2015
year founded
$17,245
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

American Friends of Gatoto (AFG) is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 established to raise funds to support the Gatoto Primary School and its community in the Mukuru kwa Reuben slum located on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya. Largely run by volunteers, the board covers our minimal overhead so that 100% of contributions raised can go directly to support the school. The Gatoto Primary School is a pre-K thru 8 community school located in an "informal settlement" in an industrial area of Nairobi. As such, it receives no funding from the government and offers education to a community of kids who would otherwise not receive one. In the miles of urban sprawl consisting of wall-to-wall tin shacks, G... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Yassitoungou J Tamdji
Yassitoungou J Tamdji
Laura Kane
Laura Kane
Team
Yassitoungou J Tamdji
Organization Information
4320 Tuckerman Street
University Park, MD 20782
United States
301-775-7742
Organization Information
4320 Tuckerman Street
University Park, MD 20782
United States
301-775-7742

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:

Aug 1, 2022
Burning the Midnight Oil
Student efforts pay off with impressive KCPE results Gatoto students and teachers are on a roll and have impressive results from the recent national test to show for it.  The all-important KCPE...
Apr 4, 2022
Kenya's new curriculum comes to Gatato
Gatoto has closed for Easter holidays. When it reopens to a new school year in late April, there will be a difference: the rising 6th grade students will become the first grade to be educated under...
Dec 4, 2021
See What Your Donations Have Built!
Please join us this Saturday afternoon, 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET (12:00-1:00 p.m. PT) for the dedication of Gatoto Primary School’s spacious and modern new classroom building - funded by our AFG...
 
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