Korando Education Center Selected as Site of New Library

KIWIMBI INTERNATIONAL, A non-profit organization dedicated to “partnering with under-served communities to create educational opportunities”, recently chose Korando Education Center to house their latest library donation of over 2500 books. As they celebrated this momentous occasion, Korando joyfully hosted for the first time both the Governor and First Lady of Kisumu, as well as the head of the Department of Education. […]

Korando Enjoys a Bountiful Harvest

All schools in Kenya were closed for two weeks following the recent presidential election. At that time, 45 of the children with no safe place to go were taken to the Center’s farm. The timing could not have been better as the corn was ripe for harvest. Working long hours daily, the children were able to harvest and shuck the […]

Kenyan Elections Update

On August 9, 2022 Kenya held a presidential election. Conducted once every five years, Kenyan elections have historically resulted in protests, school closures, contested results, and even violence. For this reason, elections often mark a time of uncertainty and instability within the country. This year’s election day was peaceful and orderly, though the country has been majorly divided on matters […]

Meet Benson Abila: A Korando Grad Giving Back

Benson “Ben” Abila is the grandson of Mama Dolfine, and an emerging community leader in his hometown of Kisumu. Though he began his education at public school, Ben later moved to the Center and graduated from Korando. After attending university in Nairobi and obtaining a degree in Civil Engineering, he has felt his calling back with the vulnerable populations of […]

School Building Completion Project Underway

In early 2020, Ripple Effect Project successfully completed Phase 1 of our new building construction, resulting in a two-story building that offered Korando Education Center 6 brand new classrooms. As a direct result of your donations, this new building marked a huge milestone—and a major improvement from the previous structure which was flagged for not meeting national educational and health […]