Kenya


Education sector factsheets now available

With the help of our summer interns, we have written factsheets about the education sectors in Kenya and Uganda. These factsheets help us to better understand the context we are working in to improve education in those countries. They also … Continue reading

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My life story by Daudi Mwamghunda

My name is Daudi Mwamghunda, a student at Kenyatta University and a beneficiary of the Rafiki Thabo Foundation. I’m pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance. I was born a few years back in Taita Taveta County-Kenya. I struggled … Continue reading

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Rafiki Thabo Foundation and Kazi Mingi Foundation join forces

We are delighted to announce that Rafiki Thabo Foundation has merged with another UK charity, the Kazi Mingi Foundation (KMF), with the operations of KMF now falling under Rafiki’s administration.  This exciting development represents the natural ‘next step’ for both … Continue reading

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Getting connected through social media

An exciting development over the last few months is that more of the students we support are connecting with us, and writing to us, via our Facebook page and Twitter feed. Here are some of the amazing things they have … Continue reading

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Words of thanks from Dora in Kenya

We have just received an email from one of our new students in Kenya, Dora Saru Nyambu, who has recently started her BA in Community Development at St. Paul’s University. Dora writes: ‘thank you and the entire Rafiki Thabo Foundation … Continue reading

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Rafiki alumni now helping others

We are so thrilled that two of the students Rafiki has supported who have now graduated are now helping others as a result of being helped by Rafiki. Sarah Akampurira has started a charity in Central Uganda to help  poor, vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS and … Continue reading

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Congratulations Nicholas – graduating against the odds!

We have just received this amazing letter from Nicholas – please take a moment to read his inspiring story! Nicholas Ayiesa has recently graduated from KCA University in Kenya – against all the odds! Nicholas was born into a poor, rural … Continue reading

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Nicholas Story

Whenever the trustees receive personal letters from  Rafiki students, it is always humbling. This latest letter from Nicholas in Kenya confirms our desire to keep going and expand our programmes! Nicholas is a student at KCA University, Nairobi, Kenya. He … Continue reading

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2013 Newsletter out now!

Yes folks, Rafiki’s newsletter for 2013 is out now! It includes reflections from Jon  (Director) who went out earlier this  year to visit all Rafiki students in Kenya. Read more here now!

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Paying it forward: Edward’s story

Our Director, Jon Uglow has recently returned from meeting all the Rafiki students in Kenya, old and current ones.  Jon has many inspiring stories to tell….more information to follow soon!  A few days ago, Jon received an email from Edward … Continue reading

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