2021 Christmas Fundraiser | Special Edition Bags

Christmas is a magical time 🙂 It is when we appreciate the sweetness of the Christmas biscuits, sipping hot cocoa and listening to Michael Bublé. We enjoy the Christmas lights in the streets while...

How I broke through fear – Emily from the U.S.

My breakthrough experience Hi, I'm Emily from the United States, an intern at Better Me Kenya. If you had asked me a month ago how much my experience working with Better Me would change my life, I...

Hope for Homeless Children

Homeless of Kisumu We have been committed to transforming the lives of children in Kenya and this has been consistently shown with the work we do in Korando. But we don’t stop there and  are...

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 30 children a real chance at life - but we need your help! The cost...

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 to feel heard and seen, to share, to explore and to have...

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 visit to the famous Flipflopi Project at Kisumu Impala Park. The...

Updates

COVID-19: Together on the Path of Love

COVID-19: Together on the Path of Love

If somebody had asked me in the beginning of the year where I thought we would be right now or how this situation would be never in my wildest imagination would I have predicted things to be the way they are right now. 2020 has been responsible for a lot of memories...

COVID19 Kenyan Household UPliftment Program

COVID19 Kenyan Household UPliftment Program

Hello family! The Corona Virus has reached Kenya and the goverment order the closure of all schools. The Madoma Korando Children’s Learning Centre was closed on Monday and also all our high-school children are back at home with their families and care-takers. This is...

Hope for Kisumu’s Slums

Hope for Kisumu’s Slums

As an organization we believe in the spirit of partnership. This has been embodied by having like-minded partner organizations like Dewo Ngima, who has become a safe space for children in Kisumu's slums. Recently the organization took the initiative to rebuild a house...

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...

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...