Celebrating Highlights from 2018

The new year offers a natural transition, ending one chapter while beginning anew. It is a time to pause, reflect, and celebrate- and Dignitas has a lot to celebrate! From refining our program approach, to expanding our impact, 2018 was a dynamic year for the Dignitas...

Learning to Grow!

At Dignitas, we truly believe that a learning organization is a growing organization.  Reflecting back to 2018, we learned an incredible amount about our work, our impact, and our potential for scale.  This was significantly supported by an external evaluation of our...

What’s in store for Dignitas in 2019?

January is often a slow month, with people struggling to find their way, recover from the festive season and figure out how to pay the bills in 2019!  However, at Dignitas, when the office opened up for the New Year, we hit the ground running!  There is a lot for us...

When Talent Meets Purpose

We had the pleasure of meeting Rhea and Neha at our Ten Year Anniversary event. The two sisters are using their talents to make a difference in their world.  Rhea and Neha are passionate about music and they got to perform at our event in October. They wish to use...

Teacher Awards: Innovation Award

Some of the words that can be used to describe Teacher Florence are; achiever, problem solver, open minded and joyful! She makes things work and she does not give up until a task is complete. Florence started Brightburn School in Satellite since she wanted students to...

Teacher Awards: Excellence Award

Have you ever had a positive teacher? One who sees every child’s potential and works to ensure that all students succeed? Teacher James is one of these teachers. James is a teacher at Revival Sanctuary School in Satellite. From the time we completed our first...

Teacher Awards: Impact Award

I have had the opportunity to sit in, in a science class where Teacher Nicholas was teaching class five students. He has a fun way of engaging students. The students are confident, they actively use their voices and participate in class and most of all, they believe...

Teacher Awards: Lifetime Service Award

A great teacher can change a student’s life. Elizabeth Mbati is the Founder of Alpha Glory School in Satellite community. When she started the school, she wanted to have a center of excellence, a place where children could learn and discover their strengths. She has...

Leveraging Practicum Courses to Achieve Impact

The best thing about giving is that anyone can do it!  You don’t need to be rich, or famous, or of a certain age.  As you may have seen from our earlier post, giving is a big deal for us at Dignitas.  We deeply appreciate our staff, school leaders and communities who...

A Transformative Partnership!

It’s so special to have the opportunity to use #GivingTuesday to reflect on all the wonderful ways people have given to the work of Dignitas!  At the beginning of 2018, we noted collaboration as one of our strategic enablers, and this year has shown that to be true in...

School Award: The Dignitas School of Distinction Award

Zeal Covenant School Evelyn Mmbone-School Director Students at Zeal Covenant School  Evelyn started Zeal Covenant School in 2005 with only two teachers. The progress so far has been incredible as the school has overcome several challenges to provide quality education...

My Exciting Internship Opportunity

What are some of the ways you can give? Meet Grace Waruhiu who has been interning with Dignitas under the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning department. She’s supporting our current school recruitment process as we plan to expand our impact in 2019. Grace is...