Our school farms project, Shamba Letu, has been kick started in 2024 with hands-on training. 81 children, 2 teachers, and 2 Champions in Shamba Letu clubs, at Kibowen Komen and Mlimani Primary schools  in Nakuru, participated in a training session facilitated by the local Government Agricultural Extension Officer. Peter, a Grade 7 student from Kibomen…

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Tracking school attendance is necessary to improve student outcomes, reduce absenteeism, and promote accountability. In schools which lack ICT equipment and digital literacy, attendance records are tracked on paper — however this method makes understanding attendance trends difficult due to the sheer volume of paper files. In an effort to better track attendance rates in…

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In farming communities that face climate change and water scarcity, a Drip Irrigation System (DIS) offers an innovative approach for sustainable agriculture. It not only increases the yield, it also improves the quality of the crops. In an exciting development of our Shamba Letu project, 3 schools in Tanzania –  Gedamar, Kwaraa and Mamire Primary…

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In our Baringo school communities, female genital mutilation (FGM), child marriage and early pregnancy are prevalent harmful cultural norms that prevent girls from continuing their education. In November 2023, So They Can joined local stakeholders to facilitate 3-day awareness sessions for students, and community elders, on Alternative Rite of Passage (ARP). ARP is widely recognised…

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