Mwezi solar lights reach even more Kenyan schools!
More Kenyan primary schools are benefitting from access to Mwezi solar lights. From January 2020 to March 2021, we doubled the number of Kenyan schools we support to over 65, fine-tuned our mission and values, written our first strategic plan, and set ourselves an ambitious target to support half the primary schools in Kilifi and […]
School’s Out until January 2021
In Kenya schools closed in March and will not reopen until January 2021. The government has decided that everyone will retake a year, although it is not clear what will happen with the youngest class and whether they will delay the start of their schooling, or will create a bulge year. It is very difficult […]
Keeping Going During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Schools in Kenya have been closed since 15th March. All of the schools that the Mwezi Foundation supports are in rural locations and the students live in very poor conditions. We have been unable to communicate with the teachers but we assume that it is unlikely any significant home learning has taken place, due to […]
The results are in….
The 40 schools which the Mwezi Foundation supports in Kenya are sharing their KCPE results with us. These are the end of primary school exams which pupils take in order to progress to secondary school. We measure what difference our lights make by the improvement in average score and by the pupils achieving the highest […]
Doing whatever it takes to get solar lights to school children
Mitsajeni Primary School receives their first Mwezi light library
The 43 students at Mitsajeni Primary School in class 7 can look forward to a brighter future after their school successfully applied for Mwezi lights. Dorcas (at the back of the photo) visited them in February to deliver their first light library of 15 lights. Dorcas was received with honour by a committee including Mr […]
The Mwezi Foundation is now on YouTube!
Dorcas, who has joined us while Elizabeth is on maternity leave (and hopefully will continue when Elizabeth returns to work), recently visited Mgome, Mrime and Mwanguda Primary Schools (they go up to Year 8) to deliver some more light libraries. She filmed the students who spontaneously stood up to give the Mwezi Foundation a vote […]