At Raising Futures Kenya we work together with vulnerable children and young people from marginalised communities, to create rewarding futures. Without these opportunities, one in five young people in Kenya live in poverty.
We provide technical vocational courses, business skills and computer training alongside mental health wellbeing support.
Through our Seed of Hope training and support programme we enable 14-25 year olds (75% girls) to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to secure employment or start a small business, generating enough income to live free from poverty.
Founded in 2001, we work closely in partnership with local organisations and people in Kenya to develop projects that are owned by the community and create real, lasting, sustainable change.
Our vision is a world where all children and young people in Kenya live with dignity, hope, and the opportunity to fully participate in society.
Our mission is to create opportunities with children and young people in Kenya to break the cycle of poverty and inequality and fulfil their potential.
Seed of Hope has given me the skills and the confidence to enter the world of work and be self-reliant
Carpentry and Joinery student Seed of Hope Kitui
Years of impact in Kenya
of graduates in employment or education
children and young people educated
of graduates supporting their families
In September we launched our first virtual challenge, Step Up September – to walk, run or move 50 miles (80kms) in a month. This is the distance between our Seed of Hope training centre in Nairobi and Kariti. 9 amazing people took up the challenge and covered 500 miles between them in a […]READ MORE
It’s been an exciting few weeks here. We have welcomed our new cohort of students to Seed of Hope, the first time since January 2020! We also have some new Seed of Hope teachers who are very experienced and excited to be welcoming the new students. Our new Educational Business Hub construction is coming along […]READ MORE
As part of our Family Strengthening project (re-uniting children from children’s homes to their families) we have been empowering families to become financially independent so they can support their children to grow up at home, not in an orphanage. We have been working with families over the last year to provide business skills and […]READ MORE
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