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...

Making Progress for Children in Crisis: 10,773 Children Impacted!

School Leaders are pillars of our communities, not just leading schools, but community leaders in their own right.  Since school closed in March 2020, Dignitas has been working to equip, empower and support our School Leaders as new Leaders of Learning for this...

School Leadership in a Time of Crisis

If we’ve ever doubted the place of great leadership, the current global crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic have demonstrated its importance.  This is no different for educational institutions.  Whether school based or not, the need for educational leadership has...

Coaching Journey: A Successful Walk With my Teachers

Coaching is a core element of Dignitas school partnerships, one we often refer to as a our ‘secret sauce’.  With COVID-19, we’re coaching remotely, but here’s a flashback from Dignitas Leadership Coach Justus, highlighting the impact of walking...

Stawisha Graduation: A Virtual Celebration!

Until the advent of COVID-19, which brought most countries’ economies, work life and schooling to an abrupt stop, we didn’t imagine that we could conduct an actual virtual graduation. Virtual learning? Yes. Thousands if not millions of students are already using...

Meet the young world-changers behind ‘Music Beats COVID’

If you follow Dignitas on social media, you may have seen us sharing the ‘Music Beats COVID’ campaign.  This fantastic campaign was designed and executed by two of our youngest supporters, Rhea and Neha, along with their friend Reeyan.  Their generosity...

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...