East african center
Each year, as we work toward long-term fiscal sustainability, we aim to identify efficiency strategies and potential partnerships. We have responsibly decreased our budget by 25% since 2011, allowing us to spend more time focusing on innovative programming and less time fundraising.
Last year, we projected our 2015 budget to be $77, 851. We came in nearly $5,000 under budget. We continue to streamline operations but, at the same time, maintain flexibility for growth as opportunities arise.
in 3 pre-school classes and grades 1 through 8 received a quality education.
What we do with...
3,118 individuals received health services. 5,558 condoms were distributed. 150 households were visited. 615 children were evaluated for growth and nutrition. 310 children were de-wormed. 74 health classes taught to youth and other high risk groups. 23 health education days were held with 3,430 participants. Topics ranged from peer pressure to proper hand washing techniques.
graduated from our school since 2011. 100% of them were placed in to high schools. 100% remain in attendance to this day.
>5,000 COMMUNITY MEMBERS
Green World Campaign and the American International Women's Club of Genoa, Italy
Partners provided funding to build a resource center, lab, and 15 desktop computers.
Partnered to buy rainwater catching tanks, drip irrigation system, a safer school kitchen, and firewood efficient cookstoves
Rotary Clubs of West Seattle and Kilifi Kenya with Harmony Vineyards in New York.
We honor our commitment to our students' education and have secured funding for four years of high school for 3 classes of Vutakaka Junior School alumni.
HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION HIGHLIGHT
"I have been intimately involved with this fantastic organization for a decade. There is no doubt that by sponsoring a student you are making a difference. The organization deserves your support today." - Brenna Britton.
BRENNA BRITTON RETURNS
Professional photographer, Brenna Britton, returned to Takaungu in 2015. It’s been ten years since her last visit. This was an important event for us as an organization. Britton’s visit represents our positive growth and impact— not only on the Kenyans we serve but on every visitor we welcome.