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Delayed completion of the 2020 academic year

On 15th July we celebrated the end of term and the much-delayed completion of the 2020 academic year. After a closing ceremony which included songs, ... READ MORE

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Results Are In!

Congratulations to our Form Four students for excellent results in their recent K.C.S.E. exams! They all achieved a university-qualifying grade, despi ... READ MORE

Meeting practical needs

In some areas 90% of the population is illiterate. Young people desperately need practical help to bring new skills to their communities. READ MORE

Meeting educational needs

Kisima Secondary School, a free residential school for 160 boys and girls aged between 14 and 18 years mainly from northern Kenya. READ MORE

The Educational Frontier Trust (TEFT) is a UK registered charity providing funding for the educational needs of marginalised and vulnerable children in Kenya.

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TEFT supports a Kenyan charity, the Kisima Trust, and its educational project Kisima School which works with communities mainly in northern Kenya, in particular pastoralist communities.

Northern Kenya is a marginalised region affected by recurrent drought, banditry and violent conflict and has virtually no public services. High percentages of the traditional pastoralist communities are illiterate and many now depend on relief aid for survival.

Kisima School selects children from these communities on the basis of need and potential and gives them the opportunity to transform their lives through academic achievement. A secondary education and the chance to progress to university offers these children new skills and training that can change their lives and bring new life to their families and communities.

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Kisima School

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10 teachers teach the Kenyan national curriculum to 160 children, 80 boys and 80 girls. The students sit the Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education in their fourth and final year. Their results determine whether they progress to university or other colleges and levels of government financial support.

Kisima School is located on a five acre site at Nyahururu, approximately 240km northwest of Nairobi. The school site includes classrooms, staff rooms, a dining room (which also doubles as the school hall), kitchens, dormitories, a games field and teachers’ accommodation. Vegetables for the school kitchen are grown in a large greenhouse and all other available space around the buildings. Goats are also kept near the games field. Watch the film

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Delayed completion of the 2020 academic year

July 2021

On 15th July we celebrated the end of term and the much-delayed completion of the 2020 academic year. After a closing ceremony which included songs, poems, speeches and prizes, the students received their report forms, which brought a smile to at least a few faces, though many are still finding it difficult to catch up with the time that was lost when schools were closed.
Now the students are already back with us after only a week's holiday, ready to move up a class and face all the challenges and joys that lie ahead.

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Results Are In!

May 2021

Congratulations to our Form Four students for excellent results in their recent K.C.S.E. exams! They all achieved a university-qualifying grade, despite having had their final year disrupted by COVID-19. Nationally, only 19% of students managed it this year, so it is really encouraging to once again have all our students able to proceed to university. Provisional ranking of all the schools in the country indicates that Kisima is at position 18 out of 10,567 schools!

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