Our Impact Stories

Discover stories about the impact we are having through our programs' participants.

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Aug 30,2022

Innovating to Unlock Employment Opportunities for  Youth with Disabilities

What could a former American president, a double black belt – Guinness World record-holding pilot, a renowned physicist and cosmologist, ...

Jul 27,2022

Changemaker Using her Experience as a Sickle Cell Disease Patient to Drive Powerful Advocacy Work

Children in most communities signify hope, continuity and new beginnings. In the African setting they are received with delight and ...

May 26,2022

G is for Grit and Gardenology  

Many great stories are told about entrepreneurs who failed numerous times before finally finding success. From Thomas Edison’s 10,000 light ...

A Freshbox mobile, solar powered cooler
Mar 23,2022

A Changemaker’s Mindset: Solving Social Problems Through Creative Action 

We all have a quote that defines our life. It could be from your favorite comic book, a sitcom you ...

Jan 21,2022

Empowering a Generation of Problem Solvers

The question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” is one that children world over are consistently ...

Four men in a shoe making shop; two working on shoes and two others looking at something on a phone
Nov 17,2021

When Learning Meets Value: A SOMO Story

Micro-entrepreneurs are said to be by far the most common type of entrepreneurs in the world and form a large ...
Gideon Kilei with students Gatoto Integrated Development Programme
Nov 17,2021

A Determined Change-maker Using Education for Social Change

Gatoto Integrated Development Programme is an NGO with the mandate to deliver high quality educational interventions at primary and post ...
Nairobi National Park with the city's skyline in the background
Nov 10,2020

Inclusive Education for Sustainable Development in Kenya

“In the end we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand; and we will ...

Oct 15,2020

Innovation to Realize a Food Secure Kenya

1.9 billion tons of food is lost in Kenya. Yes, you read that right. 1.9 Billion tons of food. Yearly.

This ...