Be the Difference for #OneChild Campaign

Be the Difference for #OneChild - Help with School Fees. This May, 30 children finished their Primary School education at Korando and are now waiting to access Secondary Schools. We wish to give all...

Spring Camp “Adventure Begins”

The Camp Adventure Begins:  “Unusual, exciting, daring” The camp was born out of the desire to nurture the mental wellbeing of the children at Korando. For this we created a space for the children...

Korando Kids join to beat pollution and cause the plastic revolution

Inspiring creativity and Innovation in Children A journey that started with our environmental club being invited to a Kid-novation waste workshop courtesy of the Naam Festival Lake Victoria led to a...

Women’s Day and Int. Women’s Conference

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. We observed this day by creating awareness on our social media platforms about...

Promoting Peace and Cohesion in Kisumu’s Communities

Rotary for Peace March Kenya is just one year away from elections and most of the time during this period there is usually a lot of violence during campaigns coming from young people who are hired by politicians. This situation usually affects children and women the...

Fablab Digital Fabrication Training

Introduction to digital fabrication training An intense four-week training held at Korando Education Center, in Kisumu, Kenya, from 24th November to 1st January 2020. The goal of this project was to offer the upper-level students at Korando Education center an...

Updates

Household Economic Strengthening in Kisumu

Household Economic Strengthening in Kisumu

Over the last couple of years, Better Me has been supporting the provision of basic education for children at the Madoma Korando Children's Learning Centre. This has gone a long way in improving the livelihoods of the children. We further aim to empower their parents...

Project #AdventureHappiness visits Korando

Project #AdventureHappiness visits Korando

Mmh🤔 have you ever asked yourself "What does happiness mean to you?" and "What makes you happy?"😃  Our team of volunteers, guided by Oliver Fecht, with help of our teachers, have been out and about to find out what makes us all happy, especially the...

Message from Torsten: It’s our 5th birthday and I’m in awe!

Message from Torsten: It’s our 5th birthday and I’m in awe!

Dearest friends and supporters, Today we are celebrating our 5th birthday and I'm in absolute awe. Back in 2012, when a ripple of events lead me to stay at Korando for the very first time, I had no idea what this moment of fate would continue to bring into my life....

Merry Christmas from Korando!!

Merry Christmas from Korando!!

TO OUR BETTER ME & KORANDO FAMILY😍❤ WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS😍😍😃 SENDING YOU ALL OUR HEARTFELT WISHES!! LOVE, BETTERME KENYA❤❤❤ We enjoyed the eve with children at Korando educational centre, singing,...

Books4Africa donates 1000 books

Books4Africa donates 1000 books

Happy Tuesday 😍😍 Christmas🎅🎄 is a time for thanksgiving and today we send A Huge thank you❤💛 to Books For Africa (Louis Brownstone and Gerald) for the awesome donation of over 1000 books👏👏!!! for our...

Merry Christmas Season from our Cheerman

Merry Christmas Season from our Cheerman

Happy Sunday from Kenya! It's this time of the year, when we take a moment to ponder and reflect on the last 12 month. We definitely had many challenges and hurdles to overcome, but thanks to all of you, we had even more success stories! Thank you for being part of...

New School opens in January!

New School opens in January!

YES!! We are beyond excited and grateful to the Ripple Effect Project, that the new school building is finally finished! For 13 years, since 2006, the Madoma Korando Children's Learning Center used temporary structures. The first structures were made out of mud and...

Help our High School students

Help our High School students

Help our High School students Time to be a hero. 😍😍😍 This week our grade Eight students found out which High Schools they will be joining next year and we are glad that 13 have been called to Extra County and County Schools, some of the best...

Beyond School Holiday camp

Beyond School Holiday camp

For us school breaks are a great time to have the children get a new experience away from the usual school programs. This year, Better Me used this opportunity to organize camps in April, August and November for all the children in our programs. Our holiday camps are...

Start a Facebook Christmas Fundraiser

Start a Facebook Christmas Fundraiser

Start a Facebook Christmas Fundraiser There are many creative ways to be an active citizens to support the work we are doing in Kenya and we are grateful for all of your help! The African term Ubuntu encapsulates it all: "I am because we are" - Better Me exists...

Nelson Mandela Day 18th June

Nelson Mandela Day 18th June

Nelson Mandela Day 18th June is a global call to action that celebrates🥳the idea that each individual has the power to transform the world and the ability to make an impact. In regards to this, we celebrate🥳🥳 our very own chica from Spain...

Welcoming Tom as our new Program Coordinator

Welcoming Tom as our new Program Coordinator

We are excited to introduce you to our newest family member - Thomas from Kisumu. He joined the team in Korando as Better Me's new Program and Volunteer Coordinator and with his skills and experience he will add great value to our children, our volunteers and our...