We believe every child deserves an excellent education.



We empower teachers and transform schools in Kenya through leadership training, instructional coaching and infrastructure support.


Meet our New Executive Director!

Dear Friends of Dignitas, When I first met with parents, teachers, and leaders in Nairobi ten years ago, I asked, “If you could change one thing in your community, what would it be?” The answer was consistently and overwhelmingly, “Education.” And so we founded...

A Day in the Life of: Lilian Achieng Obora

NAME: Lilian Achieng Obora ROLE: Founder & Head Teacher SCHOOL: Vigil School In honor of World Teacher’s Day this past month, we profile Lilian Achieng Obora! Lilian never planned to be a teacher. She thought she would be a nurse. Her brother paid her school fees...

Dignitas Leadership Institute Graduation

Last month, 44 teachers from the 2014 Dignitas Leadership Institute Cohort graduated! They represented 18 schools and 5 communities (Mathare, Kariobangi, Kawangware, Satellite and Kangemi). Over the course of one and a half years, this cohort has honed their skills...

Nawiri Leadership Institute

At Dignitas, we believe that strong school leadership is essential to leading lasting change in schools and communities. We know that where there are strong communities of adult learners, students benefit. To this end, Dignitas supports the implementation of...