New Learning during COVID-19 for 21st Century Skills

If you’ve been following closely, you’ll know that Dignitas responded quickly and effectively to COVID-19 school closures with our Leaders of Learning program which sought to keep the learning and well-being of vulnerable children on track.  An important element of...

2021: A Year of Growth, Impact and Evidence!

Despite the challenges of 2020, our amazing Dignitas team managed to have two virtual retreats, in August and December.  These were extremely valuable in helping us pause, reflect and learn amidst the chaos of 2020.  During the retreats we took time to reflect on what...

Hope for At-Risk Girls in the COVID-19 Crisis: Dottie Scholars

Written by Mercy Naitore, Finance and Admin Officer Dottie Scholars is a girls scholarship program launched by Dignitas in 2011. The program aims to provide young women from marginalized communities with an opportunity to attend a high-quality secondary school and...

Meet our new Advocacy and Development Director

It has been an exciting start to the year for the Dignitas team.  We’ve been privileged to grow our team by welcoming a new Advocacy and Development Director on board.  Ng’ang’a Kibandi comes to us with a wealth of experience, and a passion for...

School Reopening and Recovery: Thriving Leaders for Thriving Learners

It has been a busy week for parents and families in Kenya as all children have finally been allowed to return to school.  Parents have been queuing for hours to buy uniforms, school supplies and other necessities.  Others have been busy negotiating for new school...

Looking Ahead: Supporting Learners to Thrive to 2021

What a year 2020 was!  It is still strange to think that, at this time last year, we sat at our desks planning for a year that would most definitely not unfold as foreseen.  We worked together as a team to set goals and make plans that would be thrown into complete...

Well-being for Learning: Feeding Program for Vulnerable Households

Written by Francis Njoroge, Programs Officer In January, 2020 was proving to be another busy year for Dignitas and the communities we serve.  Dignitas hit the ground running with planned programming and new partnerships. Covid-19 seemed like any other story on the...

Celebrate with us! Dignitas wins a 2020 WISE Award!

We are very excited to announce that Dignitas has been awarded a 2020 WISE Award for our Stawisha Instructional Leadership Institute.  Six innovative projects addressing global educational challenges have been honored from 625 applications with the announcement of the...

Join our Learning and Evaluation Team!

Dignitas has an exciting year ahead in 2021, with further growth and development plans.  2020 was our most challenging year yet, but we’ve proven Dignitas’ vision to be critical, and work meaningful even in the most challenging of circumstances.  It is our desire to...

Dignitas is hiring! Come, join our award-winning team!

Dignitas has an exciting year ahead in 2021, with further growth and development plans.  2020 was our most challenging year yet, but we’ve proven Dignitas’ vision to be critical, and work meaningful even in the most challenging of circumstances.  It is our...

My Story, My Voice, My Mission: A Leadership Journey

Dignitas is always looking for professional development opportunities for our amazing team members.  We were so pleased when our Programs Director Roselynn, was selected as one of Acumen‘s East African fellows for 2020.  She shares here some of her reflections...