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...

Using Music to Make a Difference-Daraja Band

We are excited to introduce Daraja Band! Daraja Band gave a wonderful performance at our recent Ten Year Anniversary event. We are grateful to the entire band for sharing their talents and skills with us as we work to transform opportinuties for the next generation...

I Want to Learn. Who doesn’t?

When Dignitas founders Tiffany and Bobby began crafting the vision and mission for Dignitas in 2008, they spent a lot of time in the community speaking to churches, schools and families.  They asked many questions, and one question persistently, “What would make a...

Our Ten Year Anniversary Celebration was a Success!

On October 24th, we had the pleasure of celebrating our Decade of Dignitas journey with our partners, friends, donors,teachers, board members and staff. This celebration was an opportunity for us to reflect on our achievements, our impact and our strategy going...

GIVE is core to our identity at Dignitas!

GIVE is core to our identity at Dignitas!  It’s no coincidence that this was the acronym selected by our team to describe our strategy for 2018. This strategy has four key elements; GROW to seek impact at scale INFLUENCE through a body of evidence that demonstrates...

Education Space in Kenya: Innovating Change

One of the most exciting things that comes with being part of the Dignitas team is the opportunity to be part of a passionate community of change makers.  In just one year with Dignitas, I’ve met a number of people innovating change in the education space, all...

Celebrating the Shujaa Acts of Teachers

*Shujaa is a Swahili word that means hero. Kenya celebrates Mashujaa Day on 20th October of every year. Despite the numerous challenges faced in the education sector, teachers continue to nature and shape the lives of the young generation. Teachers play a significant...

What is the Role of the Teacher? It’s Harder Than Most Think!

October 5 is International Teachers Day, also known as World Teachers Day. When I was teaching, the day was filled with handmade cards and DIY crafts from my students. At my school, teachers would receive a special lunch with occasional perks. Today is a day reserved...

Working Together for Kenyan Children

If you’re a keen reader of our news, you’ll know that collaboration is an important part of our strategy.  In fact, when we looked at strategic goals for 2018, the team noted collaboration and innovation as critical enablers of our success. The challenge with...