We believe every child deserves an excellent education.



We imagine a world where schools are a vibrant place for all children to develop the skills and strength of character to thrive and succeed.  


World Development Report – Dignitas Reflections

The World Bank recently released the latest World Development Report and, for the first time ever, it was solely focused on education.  The report, entitled ‘Learning to Realize Education’s Promise’ calls for an urgent, comprehensive, and evidence-based response to...

Quality Education For All

In September 2015, a new global development agenda was adopted by leaders from around the world.  The Global Goals or Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity....

School Spotlight – Child Protection Officer Election

Children have the opportunity to fulfill their potential when schools offer quality education and a learning environment that values them and equips them to excel. Today, we profile a school that is working to create an enabling environment for their students to...

Strategic Goals for 2018 and Beyond

I’m now coming to the end of my first quarter as Executive Director of Dignitas.  It has been an interesting season – I have really enjoyed diving into our work, exploring our impact and engaging with the team. One of the key tasks assigned to me by the board is to...

Transforming Classrooms

Ngrrrrrrrr! The bell goes at exactly 10:40am. It is time for tea. Teacher Felistus of Brightburn Academy is standing in front of her class. Suddenly all the children in class stand up. She notices that some children at the back are still writing. She squares up and...

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...