SELF-SUSTAINING SECONDARY SCHOOLS
Creating self-sustaining secondary schools for impoverished children is at the heart of Uhuru Child’s mission. We invest the profits from social businesses into education: building outstanding facilities, training excellent teachers, and establishing a strong emphasis on critical thinking, problem-solving and creativity within the Kenyan curriculum to create an entirely unique school program.
STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Our student scholarship program provides merit-based scholarships to high achieving secondary school students from our partner communities. While studying at our school, students not only receive an outstanding education, but also participate in our discipleship program through which they receive counseling, encouragement and life skills to assure they are well-rounded, capable people after school. You can support a bright student at Uhuru Academy, giving them the chance of a lifetime, by clicking here for $2,100 a year. This scholarship provides a student with books, school supplies, room, board and education for a year!
UHURU SHAMBAS (FREEDOM FARMS)
Prior to the 2007 post-election violence, many of the adults living in our resettlement villages were farmers, so we’ve created drip-irrigation greenhouse businesses to use the skills men and women already have. Uhuru Shamba grows high quality specialty produce that we sell to supermarkets and restaurants in Nairobi. Selling specialized produce enables us to receive the highest possible return on our investment. To watch our Uhuru Shamba video, click here.
UHURU KUKU (FREEDOM CHICKENS)
Uhuru Kuku employs adults from resettlement villages to raise approximately 84,000 chickens each year in Mai Mahiu, Kenya. These chickens are purchased by Kenchic, which is the largest fully-integrated poultry company in East and Central Africa.