Our First Student’s Entrepreneurship Summit

After rigorous months of planning, the long awaited finally arrived:  We were hosting our 12th grade students from all three of our high schools for our first ever Students Entrepreneurship Summit! Our main objectives were to coach our students on life after their final examinations, and impart entrepreneurial knowledge to impact the communities which our … Continued

Education in Action: Breaking the Chains of Poverty

The sound of students running and whispering, and the birds singing were the background to one of the most impactful conversations I had while I was on my recent visit to our projects in Kenya this year.  I have spent the last six weeks on my yearly trip to visit our projects. As always, I … Continued

Welcome to the VI Family, Milkah!

Milkah is the latest additional to the growing staff of Village Impact and all of us here foresee us impacting more villages with her on the team. When it was time to have an additional counsellor, the challenge was to get a person who loved people and had the passion to transform lives. It was … Continued

Our Schools’ Performance in National Exams

At the end of every school year, the top grades at both the primary and high school levels take part in the national standardized test. These exams are crucial in a learner’s life because it is standardized across the whole nation and places their academic performance in context with the rest of the students in … Continued

Happy New Year!

Woohoo…We made it to 2019! Happy New Year, everyone! First and foremost I must say it’s a blessing to be alive and well this year. We can’t take it for granted. This year also seems to be more promising and we are really optimistic about achieving more than in the previous years. Last year, we … Continued

Team MORE Awesome | Donor Trip 2018 Reflection

The news concerning the annual Donor Trip sparked a lot of anxiety among all stakeholders within the two communities where we were camping. This meant impromptu meetings with both locals and the local administration in both areas and also the parents/teachers association, which is responsible for the smooth running of the schools. The community was … Continued

May 2018 Impacts

BARAKA SHALOM PRIMARY SCHOOL Baraka Shalom continues to be one of the best communities to benchmark. The school now enjoys facilities such as teacher desks, recently acquired thanks to Village Impact. They also have a fully functional computer laboratory, which has helped the students attain more knowledge on Information Technology. The administration block is now … Continued

Planting Update

Rain is more often regarded as a blessing but to others blessings that exceed their expectations end up being a curse.  While the rains might have had a negative effect in different areas of the land, in our school communities they have proved to be a blessing in disguise. Our schools in Lemolo, (Kimugul Primary … Continued

School Lunches

In almost all the Kenyan secondary schools, the school organizes a common launch among all the students that parents pay a fee for, while in primary schools the students can have a common meal or more commonly they carry a packed lunch with them when they come to the school. This is the same across … Continued

School Feeding Program at Bright Hope High School

It has been the goal of World Teacher Aid to create programs and the ideals that are sustainable and self-sufficient, especially in the regards to school feeding programs. This is because it can be a rather expensive and arduous undertaking if not approached properly. In our schools we have been encouraging the community and the … Continued

April 2018 Impacts

Here are a few highlights of the impact that was made in some of our schools in April AMANI KURESOI PRIMARY SCHOOL The parents of Amani Kuresoi Primary School in their last parents’ meeting saw the need to set up a school kitchen. The kitchen was mainly aimed at enhancing the school feeding program, which … Continued