Lchokuti Foundation

With the help of local staff as well as international volunteers, the Lchokuti Foundation provides informal education and advice to out-of-school students by teaching life skills, language, literacy, culture, and health.
2016Kenya

CEI Plus Status

Program Results Status
Monitoring and Evaluation Reporting

Location Data

Eastern ProvinceMerilleRuralUnited States of America

With the help of local staff as well as international volunteers, the Lchokuti Foundation provides informal education and advice by teaching life skills, language, literacy, culture, and health. Additionally, the program provides special events such as cultural/entertainment programs, sporting events, and guest speakers. The programme is based in and around Merille, Marsabit County, Eastern Province of Kenya. Lchokuti  aims to improve quality of life by facilitating students’ everyday life, as well as altering long-term community attitudes towards education.

The program educates those who either never attended or dropped out of formal education early on for reasons such as: warriors, life-stock grazing children in the bush/ those waiting for child marriage, etc.Lack of funds to pay local teaching staff, organize special events, and generally advance the program.

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