Education of girls in the slum of Kibera

Completed | Number of beneficiaries : 429 youths

Place of intervention: Slum of Kibera, in the suburb of Nairobikibera_logo_130

Local partner :
 Kibera Girls Soccer Academy (KGSA)

This project is partly funded by the Foundation Engie.


The issue

  • 400.000 people live in Kibera in terrible living conditions
  • The population of Kibera does not have access to running water nor to a waste disposal system. Health care and education services are almost inexistent and insecurity is prevalent
  • Most teenagers in Kibera have to drop from school around the age of 13 or 14
  • 83% of women in Kibera have suffered physical abuse during their childhood and 61% as adults

The beneficiaries

This project is intended for 429 students from the Kibera Grils Soccer Academy including:

  • 250 students who benefit from a secondary education
  • 144 student who are provided with meals at the schooly
  • 100 boys and 100 girls who participate in awareness sessions on gender equality

The activities

photoshop KGSAThis project plans to:

  • Improve the quality of education in the Kibera Girls Soccer Academy by providing training to the teachers and offering them better salaries
  • Build 3 new classrooms to host more students
  • To provide breakfast and lunch for the students
  • To raise awareness among teenagers about gender equality