News

February 23rd, 2018

Our numbers at one of our Schools of Hope in Arusha, Tanzania has risen to 80 per day, with students having to attend in shifts which necessitates some sharing seats at the moment. We are in the process of providing 30 additional seating spaces.

Okerian School of Hope

February 20th, 2018

There was a committee meeting last week at Okerian our latest SoH created in partnership with tGF. It is now up and running with brand new textbooks and bookshelves and already has 73 students attending regularly and we are only in the first few weeks !!! The SoH has two lady supervisors who live in […]

Sanitary Pads for the SoH’s in Arusha

February 12th, 2018

Very happy students from Kirayni School of Hope in Arusha, Tanzania receiving a supply of sanitary pads on Tuesday. ChallengeAid wants to continue providing sanitary pads for 1000 girls attending our Schools of Hope (SoH) programme. This will allow each girl at least 2 packs per month for the next 12 months. This has already […]

Rugby in Schools of Hope, Tanzania

February 12th, 2018

ChallengeAid is now working with Tanzania Rugby to introduce rugby to our SoH’s in Arusha. Kiranyi was the first SoH to be introduced to rugby with the other three SoH’s following shortly. A two hour coaching session took place and training will now taking place every week with the Supervisors & students to create a […]

Life Skill Sessions in our Schools of Hope

January 23rd, 2018

Life skill sessions have recently taken place at Bissil School of Hope (near the Kenyan – Tanzanian border).  57 pupils attended. There were discussions about setting goals, self value and care relationships. A similar session was held at Moshimoni SoH (part of the Mathare cluster in Nairobi) where 35 pupils attended.

Conservation Club

January 22nd, 2018

The photos below are of the Wanjerere School of Hope conservation club which is in Aberdares and Nyeri cluster of seven SoH’s. A tree planting activity was facilitated by our partner Rhino Ark.

FIRE IN KIAMUTISYA AND KOSOVO

January 17th, 2018

Kiamutisya village in Mathare got burnt yesterday. I am informed that 80% of the village was destroyed Kosovo also burnt down at the end of December. About 850 families have been displaced and our two Schools of Hope are housing small children for now. Reconstruction is beginning. Kiamutisya is now home to 157 families. The […]

National Exam Results

January 9th, 2018

We have just heard the first bit of good news from the release of the Kenyan Primary Leaving Certificate exam results from Madoya SoH. Graig Mbowo Omondi who is 14 years, studied at a government school that is on the outskirts of Huruma slums.  Graig has been a member of the Madoya SoH for two […]

Happy New Year

January 9th, 2018

Wishing our family, friends and supporters a very Happy New Year for 2018. ChallengeAid is now in its 13th year of the charity with an impressive thirty-five Schools of Hope operational and catering for over 2,000 pupils on a night by night basis. We are currently receiving the results from the primary and secondary leaving […]

Outstanding Exam Success

December 15th, 2017

The Tanzanian end of Primary School level exam results have been released.  Two of our four Schools of Hope in Arusha have just informed us today of their scores. Salei: The pupils excelled compared to last year. Grade A – 2 learners; Grade B – 99; Grade C – 74 and 7 pupils failed the […]