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...

Nawiri Leadership Institute

At Dignitas, we believe that strong school leadership is essential to leading lasting change in schools and communities. We know that where there are strong communities of adult learners, students benefit. To this end, Dignitas supports the implementation of...

Wonder Women Part 2: Meet Student Edna Barasa

What do you want to do in the future once you’ve finished school?

I want to be a doctor so I can help my fellow Kenyans, because I don’t want to see them very unhappy. I want them to have a good life like mine.