LEARN MORE ABOUT KENSWED SECONDARY SCHOOL
Kenswed Secondary school is designed for vulnerable young people in Nairobi, Kenya. Generally, it is young people who live in a slum environment, cannot afford to pay school fees.
The school team
Kiswahili/ History and Government teacher
Lab tech/ Mathematics
Mathematics/ Physics teacher
Career Development Officer
English/ Literature/ CRE
Listen, Act, Learn. Repeat
We are a learning school where the learning experience is effective, enjoyable and empowering and where our students are encouraged to aim high and to work hard.
How we impact lives
Kenswed is an inclusive school whose aim is to provide opportunities for all our students regardless of their background, enabling them to realise their full potential, academically, socially, spiritually and personally
It seems impossible until it’s done
How has Kenswed helped me
Rescued from early marriage
I am Charity Yiamat
I am the 6th child out of nine children – 5 girls and 4 boys. I come from Pakase village in Magadi, Kajiado County. A remote village nestled against Lake Natron at the border of Kenya and Tanzania, Pakase, named after a popular local tree, Pagase in Maasai. Magadi is predominantly occupied by the maasai community.
I sat for my Kenya Certificate of Primary Education in 2015 and received a score of 209, allowing me to enroll in a secondary school. S tayed at home for a year, waiting to go to school. My father informed me at this time that I could not be continuing my education due to a lack of school fees, and instead marry an old man. I decided to run away from home lucky enough, I was rescued. Read more
I was overjoyed that I was able to join form one at Kenswed secondary school to continue my education , thanks to the sponsorship program. Kenswed did not give up on me even after having a child while in school.
I aspire to create awareness and avenues for girls’ education in my village and community.
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