‘Schools in the World’ is an international programme that promotes avantgarde educational interventions and pedagogical training with the aim of contributing to the physical and psychic and emotional wellbeing of the project’s beneficiaries.
Neighborhood: Dagoretti, Kibera
Present in the country since 2019
Current project: January-December 2021
From December 2019
Kenya is ranked 142nd on the Human Development Index (UNDP 2019), which monitors access to education, income and life expectancy. The outskirts of Nairobi are in a particularly difficult situation due to the lack of hygiene, the absence of health care services, the extreme lack of proper housing conditions and the presence of the alarming rate of criminality and drug addiction, especially amongst the youngest part of the population. In the shantytown of Kibera and Dagoretti a large amount of young people abandon school and fall into the loop of criminality, prostitution and child exploitation.
Guarantee high quality education to children living in conditions of extreme vulnerability in Nairobi, Kenya.
Increase the access, quality and availability of education in the slums of Dagoretti and Kibera with the aim of counteracting school dropout and improve the psychophysical conditions of children from 2-10 years.
Improvement of the local schools’ educational offer in the Dagoretti and Kibera slums, through pedagogical training of the teachers and educational professionals and the supply of educational equipment
Increase of students’ school attendance and performance in the shantytowns of Dagoretti and Kibera through new learning methods and access to primary care services for the most vulnerable students.