Generosity Makes the World Go Round!

Since the COVID19 crisis began to unfold in Kenya, and around the globe, one of the brightest spots has been seeing communities come together, seeing organisations collaborate in response, and seeing individuals reach out to others with care and kindness.  All of this...

Long Term Impact of a Global Crisis on Children Left Behind

As schools around the world have closed their doors, and children have been sent home in the world’s response to COVID-19, our hearts and minds have gone to a particular group of schools and children.  APBET schools (Alternative Providers of Basic Education and...

Hope in the Chaos

Earlier this week I had the privilege of participating in a Twitter Chat as part of the preparations for the ‘Education Disrupted, Education Reimagined’ virtual conference, co-hosted by WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) and Salzburg Global, at which I was...

Community Champions: Hope in a Time of Crisis

Following our initial update on Dignitas’ response to COVID19, our team got straight to work on designing a comprehensive program that would respond to the urgent needs we have seen emerging from school closures. The Challenge As you probably know, many of Dignitas’...

Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders – One Girl at a Time

The Dottie Scholarship Program provides young women from marginalized communities the opportunity to attend a high-quality secondary school and develop as leaders and role models in their community. Dignitas works with brilliant young girls offering them a gateway to...

We are Making a Difference through Uniform Distribution

At Dignitas, we believe that every child deserves an excellent education. We know that many children around the world still struggle to access the education they need to develop themselves and transform their future. In some countries, education is said to be free,...

How we are Working Through Current Challenges – COVID-19

As you may expect, Dignitas has had to make some difficult decisions over the last few days.  Kenya announced its first case of COVID-19 on Friday and by Sunday, there was a presidential directive that all schools should be closed, and all organizations should allow...

Maximizing Impact in our Schools Through Learning

(Photo Credits: Metis) Dignitas has continuously expanded its impact in a vast number of schools in Nairobi’s informal communities and beyond. We specialize in teacher professional development, but our work goes beyond teacher training and coaching. Dignitas is...

What’s coming up for Dignitas in 2020?

As 2020 officially kicks off, we wanted to give you some insight into what Dignitas has planned. It’s going to be a busy, and exciting year! Our strategy covers five main themes that speak to all the areas of our programing in 2020. Here are some updates highlighting...

Growing the Dignitas Community

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been with Dignitas almost two years!  One of the joys of the last two years has been seeing the Dignitas community grow.    We’ve met friends, partners and advisors from across the sector, many of whom have helped to make our work...

Learning: We are Living out our Values!

Dignitas is proud to be a learning organization!  Whilst we have built a wealth of expertise over the last 11 years, we always have more to learn.  The world, and everything we know about education, teaching and learning, is changing at a rapid pace and if we want to...