Build Africa

Build a School, Empower a Community

Every child in school, every child learning. We will transform the education for 3,300 children in Gitare, Kenya, where help is urgently needed. We will work in partnership with eight schools and communities to break down the barriers that are preventing these children accessing a quality education

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It ran from 12:00 PM, 27 November 2018 to 12:00 PM, 4 December 2018

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (298316)

Check mark Match funded

Campaign target

£35,000

Amount raised

£20,256

Donations

21

    Category

    Helping

Location

Situation

Half of Nakuru County’s population, where Gitare is situated, live in poverty. This contributes to low educational attendance (10% absenteeism rates) and poor learning outcomes. The current education system is failing children and their families. • Poverty and discrimination stop the most vulnerable children getting an education • Schools lack resources they need to teach children • Children are leaving school without even basic skills

Solution

We address the needs of children at home, at school and in the community. Working together with parents and teachers, we overcome the barriers of poverty and inequality that can stand in their children's way. • We help parents earn a secure living and communities to value education • We construct classrooms and improve access to clean water; creating a safe environment for children • We provide educational materials and train teachers to give them the support needed to inspire their students