Launching of Building with Books Project

Launching of Building with Books Project

We launched our inaugural Building with Books club in Mitangani Secondary school, in Bamba ward on the 10th September 2018. The school is located 60km in the interior part of Kilifi Town, and about 20km from Bamba Trading center). We shared literature books (Both English and Swahili) with the school. The books will be used […]

Kickstart Kilifi receives TPP Grant

Kickstart Kilifi receives TPP Grant

The Kickstart Kilifi would like to thank the Pollination Project for their generosity to award us a grant to support our, “building with books project.” This grant will enable Kickstart Kilifi purchase literature books and ICT equipment to be used by our underprivileged children in Kilifi County/State to enrich their comprehension and mastery of both […]

DOT Kenya National Pitching Competition

DOT Kenya National Pitching Competition

Dear Friends of Kickstart Kilifi, Kickstart Kilifi was represented at the DOT Kenya Social Innovation/Enterprise National pitching competition held on the 17th August 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. It was a competition that brought together five youths who triumphed at their respective regional pitching competitions to represent each of the 8 former provinces/regions in Kenya. Although […]

Social innovations in Kenya

Social innovations in Kenya

Yesterday was the presentation day for the Digital Opportunity Trust Kenya (https://kenya.dotrust.org/) Coast Region pitching competition. It was a day where Great ideas were pitched by young social innovators and entrepreneurs. Their zeal and passion to make the world a better place is breathtaking. Kickstart Kilifi was not left behind either, our founder, Henry Mkare […]

Mentorship at Godoma

Mentorship at Godoma

As Kenya turns fifty five, Kickstart Kilifi celebrated Kenya’s birthday with form four (grade 12) students at Godoma Secondary School (Bamba, Kilifi County). It was a day full of interactive activities with our mentor-ship team of volunteers covering the following areas: Learning styles, Career guidance, Goal setting, Motivation and Time management. It was a day […]

Giving Back to the Community

Giving Back to the Community

Our founder was one of the invited guests during the Kesho Kenya Career day held on the 20/4/2018. It was an awesome day for Kesho Kenya students who were able to meet up with different professionals, who gave them a guide on making informed choices on university and career paths. Among those in attendance was […]

Learning Digital Skills

Learning Digital Skills

On the 7th April 2018, our founder, Henry Mkare attended a training on Google Digital Skills organize by Google Digital skills for Africa at Swahili Pot, Mombasa, Kenya. After successful completion of the training he was awarded a certificate on Google Digital Skills. The training was facilitated by Ruth Kaveke, a Certified Google Trainer and […]

Meeting with Out-of-school youths

Meeting with Out-of-school youths

We celebrated our Easter with out-of-school youths in Ganze. We had an interactive and inspirational Day at Ganze, During the Kilifi County Form Four Leavers Forum dubbed “After KCSE, what Next???” It is a 7 weeks series of talks and exchange of ideas across the 7 sub-counties of Kilifi County with form four levers (grade […]