We believe every child deserves an excellent education.



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


Celebrating Women in Education

Meet Jane Mugweru, Founder and School Director at Riruta Jubilee Academy   As we celebrate women in March, we’re highlighting amazing women who are a driving change in education! We spent time with Jane Mugweru, learning more about her journey and her passion to...

A Promise for a Better Future

Left – Right: Sherryl, Laventa, Enzina, Millan, Jelphine, Nelly, Cynthia, Angela, Sally, Colleen. Today officially marks one month since our new cohort of Dottie Scholars joined high school! From the 2017 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (K.C.P.E) data,...

Meet our New Executive Director!

Letter from Our New Executive Director Dear Partners and Friends of Dignitas, It is with great excitement that I write to you in my new role as Dignitas’ Executive Director. From my first meeting with Tiffany to my engagement with the wider team over the last three...

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...