Welcome

History has shown that when children are not in school, problems bigger than just a lack of education arise. Prostitution, drugs, thievery, early pregnancy: these are just a few of the byproducts of idle children who have taken to the streets instead of the classroom. This negative trend is destroying more than just individual lives; it is ruining communities around East Africa. Kiambiu is no exception.

Our strategy is to start small, focusing on one community at a time. Our current project is working with the people of Kiambiu, a slum area outside of Nairobi that is home to more than 100,000 men, women and children, all of whom are living in substandard conditions. We believe that the key to wiping out poverty is focusing on educating the community’s young people. This is why our main focus is on providing educational sponsorships and scholarships for Kiambiu’s young women and men. Read more…