Annual Report 2020

We are excited to share with you our 2020 annual report, filled with love and appreciation for all your support and the incredible work our team has been able to do in Kenya! The report is available...

Youth UPliftment Mentorship Program (YUMP) for Woman & Girls

As part of our contribution to the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence (GBV), we engaged in activities that targeted adolescents and particularly girls through our Youth Upliftment...

The Next Generation of Innovators

We are proud to announce our partnership with FabLab Winam, an open-access laboratory for creative fabricators, artists, scientists, engineers, educators, students, amateurs, and professionals of...

Homeless of Kisumu

Back in August a group of young people sat around the table in the dome house to discuss how they could improve the welfare of children living in the streets of Kisumu. With the team in Korando leading the initiative, we created a program that would cater for the...

A Story of Love, Hope and Good Food

When we think about children, we imagine kids who are safe at home playing, having enough to eat and having friends to hang out with. Sadly that's not the case with all children. The Kisumu Children's Remand Home is a perfect example. It houses children who are in...

Urgent Fundraiser: Beds & Mattresses for Korando

Want to join us in supporting a good cause? We are raising money for the Korando Education Center to reopen the Primary School with new COVID-19 guidelines and your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate a little or a lot. Anything helps! Thank you for...

Updates

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...

Our New School is almost finished!

Our New School is almost finished!

We are so happy and grateful that the new building is almost finished. After so many months of hard work we can finally see the place where the kids will soon be studying for a better future. Yay! It is the first of two classroom blocks, each hosting 6 classes. Once...

Ball Games Competition

Ball Games Competition

Last month our kids got the amazing opportunity to participate at the primary ball games! Primary schools from across Kenya took part in it and there are 4 different types of games: handball, volleyball, football and netball. Every school has a girls and a boys team...

February Report – Please Help!

February Report – Please Help!

Hey everyone, I wanted to give you a little overview of the things we have been doing since the beginning of this year and it’s been quite a lot! Just this year we supported the education of our children with almost 4500 Euro. This covered costs for nursery, primary...

2015 Annual Letter by Torsten

2015 Annual Letter by Torsten

In less than 2 weeks Cheap Impact will celebrate it’s first birthday. Quite amazing if we think from where we started and where we are at now. Let’s go back in time to the evening hours of the 8th January 2015 when the idea was born by 4 friends over a cup of tea in...