Kakenya's Dream

  • A Advocate
  • I Implementer

Description

Kakenya's Dream is a nonprofit organization that leverages education to empower girls, end harmful traditional practices including female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage, and transform communities in rural Kenya. Kakenya's mission is to invest in girls from rural communities through educational, health, and leadership initiatives to create agents of change.

Primary Functions

  • Awareness Raising/Advocacy
  • Capacity building/Technical assistance
  • Program/Project Implementation

Secondary Functions

Not applicable or unknown

Geographic Scope

  • National

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Education topics addressed

Attainment

  • Post-secondary
  • Primary completion
  • Primary enrollment
  • Primary to secondary transition
  • Secondary Enrollment
  • Secondary completion

Other

  • Transition from school to work

Other skills

  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Rights/empowerment education
  • Social and emotional learning

Quality

  • School facilities
  • School quality

Skills

  • Civics education
  • Literacy
  • STEM

Cross-cutting topics addressed

  • Adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Community sensitization
  • Early/child marriage
  • Empowerment
  • Female genital mutilation/cutting
  • Gender equality
  • Menstrual hygiene management
  • Mentorship
  • Nutrition
  • Other aspects of sexual and reproductive health
  • Other cultural practices
  • Social and gender norms and beliefs
  • Violence (at home, in relationships)

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Current girls' education partners

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Website

Kakenya's Dream

Headquarters location(s)

Not applicable or unknown

Country offices

  • Kenya

Contacts

Zoe Blossom
Communications Manager
zoe@kakenyasdream.org
+15715274960
Kakenya's Dream

Locations of current girls’ education work

Map showing countries (listed below) where the organization is involved with girls' education programs

  • Kenya

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