Katani Secondary School

Location: Mavoko Constituency, Athi River District, Machakos County, Kenya

The school was started in 2010 with a population of 30 students. The current population is 500 students Amara started working with this school in 2017.

Team decided to work with this school because there is large school grounds and potential for many income generation projects such as kitchen gardens.

The school has proactive teachers and Board of Management.

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Amara has assisted with:

  • Construction of a kitchen
  • A systematic library in May 2018
  • Football uniforms and balls
  • Sanitary towels and stationery
  • Metal cabinets
  • Amara constructed a boys' dormitory in April 2019
  • Plans for 2019: Workshops in menstrual hygiene & making of re usable sanitary pads
  • Cultivating vegetable garden & planting fruit & shade trees

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


The AMARA Team and Guests during the opening ceremony of the Boys' dormitory


AMARA team next to the Donor's plaque


Speech by Mr. Samuel Mwaura( Grant Thornton) at the opening ceremony


Speech by Vasha Vora at the opening ceremony


Grant Thornton Team & AMARA Team


Ceremonial tree planting by AMARA team


The New Boys' dormitory funded by Grant Thornton Kenya and their well wishers.

Ongoing construction at roof stage

Ongoing construction of the boys' dormitory at roof stage


New Kitchen and store


Opening ceremony of the kitchen and store


An ongoing Library lesson

Donation of reference books

Provision of geometrical sets, reference books and various stationery

Donation of football uniforms
Donation of sanitary towels

Donations of foot ball uniforms &  balls to the school team and sanitary towels to the girls