Brilliant news! 7 young women and 2 young men were recently awarded So They Can’s Msomi Scholarship for Tertiary Students. These exceptional students have shown great determination and resilience, despite the multiple barriers they have faced in their short lives, to achieve outstanding academic results. The scholarship will provide financial support for their tuition fees,…

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‘Three of my children were born at the Maternity Unit at the Nakoko Dispensary. The child I am carrying now will also be born here because it is genuinely secure and comfortable with quality service. I appreciate that I am treated with decency and respect by the staff, and that medication is available.’ Chemket is…

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This year 41 families, with 209 children (39% girls) among them, are being directly supported through So They Can’s Family Strengthening Project. These families are facing extreme hardship in hard-to-reach villages in Baringo County, Kenya, where the prolonged drought has worsened their living conditions. Through tailored support over a 3-year period, Family Strengthening enables long-term,…

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We believe in the power of partnerships to amplify our impact. At So They Can we are immensely grateful to all of our partners, who share our mission to ‘Educate to Empower’. Welcoming donors to visit and meet with our teams, and communities in East Africa, is such an important opportunity for them to see…

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When women are economically empowered, typically they re-invest in their families future and children’s education. Despite this, many women remain stuck in the informal economy and struggle to break free from intergenerational poverty cycles, without viable opportunities to increase their income, save money and transition away from subsistence living. 88% of Kenya’s 15 million  informal…

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Students and their supervisors from the University of Wollongong (UoW) visited So They Can in Tanzania in June. Over their week-long trip, as part of a cultural immersion subject in their study programs, 12 current students and graduates of Social Sciences, Education, Engineering and International Studies put their multidisciplinary skills to work at Manyara Primary School.…

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