|Posted by Hope for the Child on May 26, 2020 at 3:55 PM||comments (1)|
The chatter and giggling banter grow louder as students excitedly come through the gates into Arise N Shine Community School compound every morning. The school is the only k-4 institution for miles in Kisumu township, Kenya that for the last 13 years has offered free education, uniforms, and a daily meal program to those children whom a formal education would otherwise be out of reach. As ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Hope for the Child on February 22, 2020 at 11:05 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Hope for the Child on December 25, 2018 at 7:15 PM||comments (3)|
Finally, the children at Arise N Shine Community Academy have access to books, more books!
Thanks to a partnership with Destination Teach, the school in Kisumu opened its doors to a brand new library.
This milestone is a great addition to the amenities we provide for our students and will be a window to the world where the kids can have exposure to global happenings, maps, stories from foreign lands, right on their fingertips.
Thank you so much, Destination Teach...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Hope for the Child on April 18, 2016 at 11:40 PM||comments (3)|
It was wonderful speaking at Ed Talks tonight and sharing this great mission of providing access education to the poor. I got to learn about all the amazing work that my peers are doing around the world, as well as ideas that are incubating right at Harvard University. I am blessed to have the opportunity to be part of it all, representing the children.
|Posted by Hope for the Child on March 9, 2016 at 1:45 PM||comments (0)|
We're SO excited to announce a few details for our 6th Annual Golf "Fore" the Child Tournament!
Who: Awesome golfers looking for a fun time and a way to "do some good"
Where: The Links at Northfork - 9333 Alpine Dr, Ramsey, MN 55303
When: Tuesday, June 14 at 11am shot gun.
Other important details:
Price - $100 per golfer (100% goes toward a child's education!)
Sponsorship - Minimum $550 per sponsor/organiz...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Hope for the Child on February 22, 2016 at 9:50 AM||comments (2)|
Akinyi Williams, Founder and Executive Director of Hope for the Child, has been invited to speak at The 7th Annual African Development Conference (ADC) titled “The African Renaissance" on March 4th & 5th at Harvard Kennedy School. Akinyi will be joining a panel of speakers on education, including: former Miss South Sudan Nok Nora Duany Bassey, Dr. David Moinina Sengeh President and co-founder of Global Minimum Inc. and Jonathan Starr Founder and Headmaster Emeritus of the Abaar...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Hope for the Child on January 8, 2016 at 1:30 PM||comments (0)|
Many students overcame adversity to emerge champions, beating thousands of others from privileged backgrounds across the country. One such student from a poor family background who demonstrated that hard work and dedication overrides one’s family background is 12-year-old Murigi Wycliffe Gakenge. Gakenge a student from The Keen School, situated within Komarock estate Phase 3B, in Nairobi garnered 425 marks emerging the top pupil in the school. Raised by a single mother, Gakenge was born...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Hope for the Child on January 7, 2016 at 6:55 PM||comments (0)|
Congratulations, to all the students who graduated this year from the final class at Arise N Shine Community Academy. Nine boys and seven girls graduated and the caregivers proudly thronged at the school on closing day to meet with teachers and school administrators.
Thank you so much for all your hard work, teachers and students.
|Posted by Hope for the Child on March 22, 2015 at 7:35 PM||comments (0)|
Arise N Shine Community Academy is making plans to increase enrollment. Since its doors opened in 2007, the school has helped over 500 disadvantaged children from pre-k to 2nd grade, giving them hope for a brighter future. Today, the team on the ground is hoping to double their capacity and get more children out of the streets and into the classrooms. “We are all set to move forward and expand. There is no turning back”, says Mrs Menya, a director at the school. “We are look...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Hope for the Child on March 22, 2015 at 11:30 AM||comments (0)|
Mark you calendars, folks!
Our 5th Annual Golf Fore the Child Tournament is scheduled for Tuesday June 9th, 2015.
Last year we raised over $5000 to help the children at Arise N Shine Community Academy go to school.
This year, our goal is to raise $15000! This will help pay for the children's food, healthcare needs and learning materials expenses for a whole year!
We need your help. Join ...Read Full Post »