Is Private Education Really Necessary?

Sometimes, when we tell people that a big part of Action Two Africa’s mission is to put children into private schools in Kenya, we worry that this concept might be misunderstood. In 2003, Kenya’s president made primary education (1st through 8th grade) free. This fact might lead one to ask, “Then why are donations and […] Continue reading →

2nd Annual Garage Sale Fundraiser

Summer is in full swing and, looking back, we are amazed that a year has already passed since our Open Challenge and the start of our partnership with GlobalGiving! During the Open Challenge, we were able to raise $8,130, enough to provide school sponsorships for 13 Kenyan children. We were so humbled and grateful for […] Continue reading →

Raphael’s Transformation

*This update is from Humphrey Muchuma, founder and CEO of Action Two Africa, and a dedicated Kenyan citizen Raphael is a 17-year old boy from Kiambiu. I have known Raphael’s family for a long time. They have lived in Kiambiu since 2004. Last year, Raphael’s mother came to me, very concerned. Her son had always […] Continue reading →

Back to School

  The new year has started on a high note for operations at Action Two Africa. Schools reopened on January 7th, and Action Two Africa’s sponsored children have returned another term full of learning and studying. Marlyne, a 16-year old Kiambiu resident and Action Two Africa’s first beneficiary, is now in her last year of […] Continue reading →

Action Through Education

      Selpha embodies resilience. Her father died when she was two years old and her mother is blind, making sustenance in Kiambiu a daily challenge for her family. Yet she presses on. Selpha just passed her 8th grade exams, a huge step forward in the Kenyan education system. In the late fall, Selpha […] Continue reading →

Office Space Garage Sale

One of Action Two Africa’s deepest desires is to be a place where people in the Kiambiu slum can come to seek refuge and find services that Action Two Africa offers. A big part of our mission is community transformation and we believe that one of the first steps toward achieving this goal is to […] Continue reading →

Open Challenge Success!

We are humbled to announce that at the end of the June 2014 GlobalGiving Open Challenge, Action Two Africa is now officially partners with The GlobalGiving Foundation! The Open Challenge was a smashing success and we are incredibly grateful to all the friends, family, coworkers, loose acquaintances, and complete strangers who, through their prayer and […] Continue reading →

Open Challege Update

Help Action Two Africa: this is our one chance We have 30 days to raise $5,400 from 40 different donors. If we’re unsuccessful, we will no longer be able to fundraise in the US. What’s Our Mission? Get Kenyan kids off the streets and back into the classroom Use education to help break the cycles of […] Continue reading →

Why GlobalGiving?

Some people have asked why Action Two Africa is partnering with GlobalGiving. “Why can’t I donate money directly to Action Two Africa?” Below are some important details about why Action Two Africa has partnered with GlobalGiving: Action Two Africa is a Kenyan-based organization, meaning that it cannot obtain a 501(c)(3) nonprofit status with the IRS […] Continue reading →