Kasuitu Primary School

Location: Athi River, Machakos County, Kenya.

Student’s population has grown from 30 students in 2010 to 400 in 2018

Amara decided to work with this school in order to  provide quality education and food to the growing population of students from the nearby slums.

Amara’s input at this school includes:

  • Introduced a feeding programme from September 2015
  • Started a vegetable garden in 2017
  • Constructed a kitchen in 2017
  • Constructed 2 mabati classrooms in 2018
  • Donations of solar lanterns, curriculum text & reference books, stationery, sanitary towels.
  • Set up a systematic library in 2018 in partnership with Endeavour Africa Group

We pay the price when we deprive children of the exposure to the values, principles and education they need to make them good citizens”. - Sandra Day Connor

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Students enjoying a meal at lunch time

Basic kitchen

Basic kitchen structure

Setting up of the vegetable garden.

Setting up of the vegetable garden

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Students harvesting kales and spinach

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Donation of curriculum text books by Desai Memorial Foundation

donation of sanitary towels.

Donation of sanitary towels

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Students filling out their reading diaries during the library launch

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An ongoing library lesson