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...

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...

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...

Updates

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...

The power of Theater reaches Korando!

The power of Theater reaches Korando!

When we first started thinking about the possibility of implementing theater practice in Korando, it sounded as a crazy and very risky enterprise. It was   a completely different concept, not only for the children, but also for their teachers, who were not even...

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...