Annual Report 2021

We are excited to share with you our 2021 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...

#BackToSchool Fundraiser: For a Brighter Future

#BackToSchool Fundraiser Launch: 22 February 2022 By Layne Meyer (U.S.), Better Me Fundraising and Partnerships Intern Every April marks the beginning of a new journey for children and young people...

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 would have said a great deal. But what I never would have expected is...

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 touching the lives of more children around Kisumu by engaging in community...

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...

Updates

A Story of Love, Hope and Good Food

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

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...

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...

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...