Kibowen Komen Primary School is a mixed primary school in Nakuru, Kenya. So They Can partnered with the school a number of years ago and has gradually built a strong relationship with the community and the teaching staff, enabling us to support them through a number of projects, including Our School Improvement and Keeping Girls…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has left millions of children this year and, while many have been lucky enough to return to school, our students in Kenya have been forced to remain at home until January 2021. For many, their education may not have just been put on hold; it’s predicted that girls in particular are 16%…

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10 years ago, So They Can’s generous community started sponsoring students at Aberdare Ranges Primary School in Kenya. A lot has happened in the last 10 years; we’ve expanded our programs to ensure the sustainability of our efforts and reach even more children in East Africa, we’ve built and opened our teacher training college in Tanzania…

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Weekly update from our CEO, Cass Treadwell   — — —   While the whole world feels consumed by COVID-19, last week I found it incredibly rewarding to hear the impact of our Keeping Girls in School (KGiS) project, which we have been able to continue over the last months while it feels the rest…

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Meet Chamkal. Chamkal escaped female genital cutting and early marriage when So They Can offered to sponsor her through school. Our Family Strengthening Program ensures that Chamkal and her 9 siblings receive the education, food and support for the future they deserve.      Name: Chamkal Age: 13 Location: Tiaty constituency, East Pokot Sub county,…

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Keeping Girls in School

Faith Wangui, who was a student at one of our partner schools Mlimani Primary, is the third child in a family of three girls. Having been raised in a humble background by her single mother she knew the only way out of poverty was through education. However, her mother could barely afford to get school…

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