July 16th, 2018

See below photos from the Rugby training for sports teachers held last week in Arusha. The teachers came from Kiranyi Secondary, Burka, Salei and Orkerian Primary schools in Arusha.  The 15 teachers and supervisors who participated in the 3 days training were delighted with the progress that they made especially as four of the SoH’s […]

Bamburi SoH

July 16th, 2018

The SoH at Bamburi, in Mombasa, had to be moved from the church compound, which was put up for rent, to Bamburi Primary School less than a mile away. The SoH is now accommodated in one of the classrooms but still continues to serve the same community. The SoH committee is active and meets monthly, […]

King’ong’o SoH in Nyeri

July 16th, 2018

CA visited King’ong’o in Nyeri yesterday. There are over 50 pupils attending the SoH regularly and many of those pupils are aspiring to go on to national schools. They play rugby, football, volleyball, handball and athletics to Regional level. It is all very impressive and focused. Photos: King’ong’o pupils carrying in the new textbooks; Motivational […]

Tetu School of Hope – Exam Improvements

July 16th, 2018

Yesterday, Tetu (Nyeri) SoH committee & Head had a meeting with ChallengeAid.  They have 105 pupils taking their Primary Certificate at the end of the year and are on target for an overall school improvement from 221 marks to 252 which would be an outstanding result !! Photos: Pupils at Tetu school in Nyeri, preparIng […]

Bondeni and Njoguini Schools of Hope

July 16th, 2018

ChallengeAid visited Bondeni and Njoguini SoH’s in the Aberdare’s yesterday with Adam Mwangi, our partners with Rhino Ark. Njoguini was very focused with their aspirations and aiming for a mean score of 260 this year and upgrading their playing surfaces.  Bondeni are struggling with a few challenges but are aiming for 250

Kiranyi SoH – Camping !

July 16th, 2018

Form four students making good use of the library. From 5th June to 29th June form four boys and girls – 120 total, are camping at school Received from Kiranyi headmaster: It’s school holiday but the students are being accommodated in a neighbour8ing school and are using the library even at night. They are sleeping […]

Rugby Training with Iestyn Thomas CEO

July 16th, 2018

Some of the supervisors from our Schools of Hope in Nairobi were taking part in rugby training with Iestyn Thomas. Photos: Having a talk; Training with a hard taskmaster!; Yet more training

Wanjerere School of Hope

July 16th, 2018

Wanjerere school in the Aberdare Mountains home to just under 400 children with 40 pupils who attend the SoH regularly. The SoH has been open for just less than a year and every child who took the primary leaving certificate showed a 10% improvement in 2017. This year they believe that the children who attend […]

Valley Bridge Primary

July 16th, 2018

On Wednesday ( 20TH June 2018) Iestyn and Sophia (ChallengeAid Africa) visited Valley Bridge primary in Mathare. It has a population of 1132 of which 90% would be of the Muslim faith. It is in one of the poorest parts of Mathare. Many of the books provided by ChallengeAid were lost last year but they […]

New School of Hope in Thikka

June 21st, 2018

Mtatu A in Thikka will be our second School of Hope in the area and will come on line when the SoH committee has been formed and supervisors found. Pics: Mtatu A – new SoH in partnership with the Federation of Slum Dwellers (FSD); proposed site and from the outside.