Traditionally, some communities in Kenya, like in many other parts of the world have favoured educating boys over girls due to cultural norms, economic considerations, or perceptions about gender roles. In recent years, a commendable global effort has been underway to advance girls’ education, aiming to provide equal opportunities for their growth and success. This […]
As we navigate the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, it is easy to lose sight of the simple wonders that surround us. We become accustomed to the routine, the familiar, and often take for granted the little things that make life extraordinary. It is a humbling reminder that sometimes, we need to view […]
It has been a whole year since we began this incredible journey of sharing the moments that have shaped and reshaped the communities we are privileged to serve. The tapestry of life, forever evolving, has provided us with an abundance of inspiring individuals, from the youth we have encountered, to the school communities who have […]
“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill Philanthropy has always been a cornerstone of human society, providing the means to address pressing issues, support education, and initiate transformative projects. These donations, often made by generous individuals, corporations, and foundations, have an immediate and […]
The Amara Charitable Trust team have been busy these past few weeks planning for their second fundraising event of the year. Our first event in April, themed, “Music with a Purpose”, was a fun-filled afternoon with live music, art auction, delicious food and our wonderful supporters who made the function a resounding success. Attendees got […]
I recently went through the photo archives for Amara Charitable Trust, dating some fourteen years back. What an incredible treasure trove of photos! It is a good record of the impact Amara continues to have in marginalized communities since our inception in 2008. From building classrooms and improving school infrastructure to providing scholarship opportunities or […]
At Amara Charitable Trust, we have a vision to promote equity in schools serving rural communities.