Supporting young people in Kenya to become self-reliant and live free from poverty, through technical vocational training and business skills courses, and specialised support such as counselling.

Years of impact in Kenya


of graduates in employment or education

children and young people educated


of graduates supporting their families

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 (almost 80% 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

Dennis Kamando

Carpentry and Joinery student Seed of Hope Kitui

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Join our UK Board of Trustees

Join our UK Board of Trustees

Raising Futures Kenya are looking for three new Trustees to join our UK Board. We are a small, award-winning charity who are actively shifting power to our Kenyan partner NGO. With three Trustees coming to the end of their term this year we are looking for enthusiast,...

We’re hiring a UK Fundraising and Communications Officer

We’re hiring a UK Fundraising and Communications Officer

UPDATE 17.04.24: The vacancy is now closed for applications. We are unable to confirm receipt of applications due to the volume. Once we have completed our shortlisting we will contact everyone to let you know the outcome. Thank you for your patience. Online...

Bringing clean, safe water to 200 people a day in Kitui

Bringing clean, safe water to 200 people a day in Kitui

We are planning to drill a new 240 meter deep well/borehole in rural Kitui County, Kenya on our vocational training centre site. For students, and open to the community, it will provide over 200 local people per day with an easy-to-reach, safe, clean, water source for...

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