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Education for underprivileged children

The ojectives:

The project aims to provide 40 underprivileged Kenyan children with access to secondary school education. Forty boys and girls will be selected from 23 Kenyan counties according to eligibility criteria reflecting their primary school grades and family background. The project includes scholarships for the school fees, provision of leadership training and psychosocial support. This additional training aims to give the children the necessary confidence to build their lives as they mature.

 

The NGO:
The Hilde Back Education Fund (HBEF) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2001 by Chris Mburu. It is named after his benefactor, Ms Hilde Back, who sponsored his education in the 70’s and 80’s enabling him to finish school, proceed to University and become a successful human rights lawyer. HBEF provides scholarships, leadership training and psychosocial support to bright underprivileged children to enable them to complete their secondary school education.


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Duration
January 2014 - December 2017

Location
Kenya

With whom
Hilde Back Education Fund

Website
www.hildebackeducationfund.com