The Kakuma project unites teachers across 75 countries offering a free quality education to African refugees
Kakuma refugee camp houses 196,000 refugees who fled from war and hunger in Sudan, DR Congo, Somalia, etc. The camp has 24 schools and 645 teachers of whom 67% were not trained at all. More about Kakuma
Our project involves our own 2 innovative Maggie schools and 4 educational programs:
Our project was endorsed by Charlize Theron, Jane Goodall and HRM Princess Esmeralda. It was covered by BBC, National Geographic and other media across 10 countries.
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Houses 150 students and will allow classrooms across 6 continents to interact with the refugee students. Teachers across the world will be able to teach Math, Science and English via video conferencing.
We train teachers in partnership with University of Nairobi.
Houses 150 students: our 100 laptops, television, webcam, speakers and fast internet connection allows teachers and young adults to access information on websites. As a backup our Rachel device makes content offline available.
This learning hub allows young adults to learn to code so they can develop websites, apps and games.
Our Goals for 2025:
+5,000 people coding
+500 certified teachers
+200,000 global project participants
|One-time costs||One-time costs||Monthly costs|
|Desks + chairs||$4,000 USD||Computer desks||$1,600 USD||Internet bundles||$150 USD|
|100 laptop||$17,500 USD||Chairs||$2,500 USD||2 Refugee consultants||$220 USD|
|2 televisions||$800 USD||Solar Panels||$25,000 USD|
|Chalkboard||$100 USD||RACHEL device + Kolibri||$705 USD|
" I am a strong believer in the creativity of young people and have witnessed what tremendous power is possible when youthful creativity and passion is harnessed to better the world around us.
Former Prime Minister of New Zealand
" I applaud the work of the Kakuma Project to offer free education online.
This so important in the quest to achieve education for all.
" We are all Earthlings here and we share this beautiful planet and should all have access to good education.
" Education is a fundamental human right. It is an essential tool to build a just, equal and peaceful society in which nobody is left behind.
The Kakuma project was featured in the
2020 World Economic Forum - Schools of the Future report
being listed as one of the 16 school globally
defining the future of education.
The Kakuma project was a finalist of the
2018 UNESCO prize for innovation in education