Better Me is a German/ Kenyan not-for-profit, on a mission to empower vulnerable children & youth in Kenya with Education, Training and Life Skills, to bring about positive change for themselves and their communities.

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➤ Latest Updates

Team Building – Embracing Fear and Building Bonds

In the heart of western Kenya, the Better Me team embarked on a journey of self-discovery and team building from September 18th to 19th. What started as a delightful dinner quickly evolved into an...

Korando Birthday Party

Most of us, if not everyone, celebrates their birthday every year. Something that seems normal to us, is quite foreign and special to the children at Korando. Many kids don't even know their...

Korando Bursary Program (136 Students)

The Korando Bursary Program stands as a beacon of hope for 136 students from vulnerable backgrounds. However, this endeavor transcends mere academics. It embraces a holistic approach to nurturing...

➤ Latest Stories from Kenya

Why I keep coming back (7th time) – By Angela from Spain

After 7 times in Korando, I keep on learning new things every time I visit, and I keep enjoying the experience as if it was the first one. Thank you to my Kenyan family for making the 15 days of my...

Rafiki – My Friend – by Janne from Belgium

This summer I spent a month in Kisumu and I had the best time of my life. Before going, I thought I was just going to teach the little ones everyday from morning to evening, but one week into the program I noticed that there was so much more to explore!

I can’t wait to come back! By Kayla from the U.K.

Volunteering abroad is something that I’ve always wanted to do, and I feel so grateful and lucky that I got to experience this with the Better Me organisation. After seeing their social media posts...

➤ Latest Activity Reports

Open Life Skills Session at the Remand Home

We had an open discussion about the common challenges young people are facing in the community, especially the boys. This was a personal question and everyone had an opportunity to express himself.

Achego Orphanage Chapati Festival

Chapati Festival is a quarterly activity we run in partnership with Jijenge youth organization to reach out to the less privileged. It is composed of entertainment, opportunity to share delicious meal…

English Class “Translation from Swahili” @ Remand Home

The class activity for this day was meant to test the kid’s knowledge and understanding on tenses and translation.
Some kids tend to know some words in Swahili language but not able to translate the s…

“I believe every single human, deep inside, is powerful beyond measure. It’s that power, that light, that we are most afraid of. With Better Me it’s our mission to support youth to unleash that light, for when we shine bright, we inspire others to do the same.”

- Torsten Kremser, Cheerman