Education is the most powerful weapon which we can use to change the world.
These inspirational words spoken by Nelson Mandela reveal how essential education is to improving lives. Kenya Works provides education scholarships and supports school infrastructure projects to create environments where children are safe to learn and thrive.
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Our Community Works social program provides information and training about issues such as gender-based violence, positive parenting, effective family communication, and community empowerment. More than 300 participants have completed the Community Works training and have returned to their own communities with the commitment to share the important information they have learned. This project illustrates one of the many ways Kenya Works puts into action its motto of " With communities. Expanding opportunities."
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At least 46 percent of Kenyans live below the poverty level. Kenya Works holds forums that strengthen access to resources and opportunities to help reduce poverty through economic growth.
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Solar Lantern Program
Our solar lantern program is lighting the path to a brighter future for children throughout Kenya. A safe alternative to the unhealthy effects of kerosene lanterns commonly used in Kenyan households, the lanterns provide security and support learning for students who otherwise would be using unsafe and inefficient light in their homes.
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