Education Partnerships Africa
Education Partnerships Africa (EPAfrica) is a UK-based charity that collaborates with Kenyan and Ugandan public schools by providing partner schools with financial support and project workers (UK students) for 10 weeks. EPAfrica volunteers have to raise approximately £2000 before traveling to the country. They then invest the money in the school by training teachers, teaching school administrators about finances and leadership, and providing the school with a library and lab with equipment.
Background on Kenya
The education space in Kenya is dynamic and constantly evolving. Although Kenya instituted Free Primary Education in 2003, the government still has challenges reaching all of its school-aged population, especially those in marginalized or rural communities. As such, a vibrant non-state sector is playing a significant role in Kenya, seeking to deliver, augment, or coordinate with the government to provide education services to Kenya’s youth.
CEI has profiled nearly 120 innovative programs operating in Kenya. The majority of these were launched in Kenya, while others originated elsewhere but have expanded their operations and programming to include Kenya. This Database at a Glance report will highlight some of the popular approaches and emerging models observed from the CEI database, in order to provide a glimpse into Kenya’s education landscape.
Click below to read our Database-at-a-Glance report and find highlights from six common approaches & characteristics across ECD models. Learn about programs focusing on:
1) Student Support
2) Education Delivery
3) School Support
4) Skills for Work
5) Education Technology
6) Girls' Education