We believe every child deserves an excellent education.

DIGNITAS

We empower teachers and transform schools in Kenya through leadership training, instructional coaching and infrastructure support.

 

WE ARE PROUD OF OUR IMPACT! SINCE 2011:

School Partners

Teachers and School Leaders Trained

Children Impacted

MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE

By empowering teachers and transforming schools, we multiply the impact we have on children in Kenya.

Give kids in Kenya the education they deserve

OUR MODEL

We apply best practice in the field of education, development, leadership, and coaching to ensure our approach is innovative, sustainable, and truly transformative.

Learn more about our model, how we partner with schoolsour impact in Kenya, and what we are learning along the way.

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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.

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Wonder Women Part 1: Meet School Director Evelyne Mmbone

This month, Dignitas celebrates International Women’s Day!

We’re grateful and proud of the many inspiring women with which Dignitas partners! Meet Evelyne Mmbone, one such wonder woman who founded a learning centre for students in Kawangware.

“Running such a school is a challenge-you will need heart and patience!” remarks Evelyn when asked to give advice to other school directors.

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Transition to Phase Two

At Dignitas, we aim to create lasting change. Our Partnership Progression gradually develops skills, attitudes and beliefs in educators that enable them to independently drive school improvements and development. We are passionate about empowering educators to transform schools in Kenya. Our partner schools are in the process of transitioning into Phase Two (We Do). In Phase Two, partner schools take on responsibility for initiating learning and development. We’d like to share with you what our partners have to say about this! Name: Edward Mwaura School: Kairi Catholic School Role: Head Teacher Edward has been the Head Teacher at Kairi for 4 years. He hopes that his students excel academically and develop great character, in order to be sources of knowledge and assistance for their communities. Dignitas has been working with Edward and Kairi for four years now. “With Dignitas, I have changed a lot. I wasn’t confident as a Head Teacher; in fact, I was planning to quit! When I came for the Leadership Training Institute, I became confident. I felt empowered, and my teachers and I are now working as a team. We share information and are able to achieve more. We can do more ourselves after learning from Dignitas.” Name: Agnes Atieno Bukachi School: Alpha Glory School Role: Head Teacher Agnes, who we featured in a profile piece last year, has been a teacher for 7 years, and is serving her third year as the Head Teacher at Alpha Glory. Coming from a large family, Agnes understands the struggle of overcoming obstacles to education. She dreams of a day when her pupils can help improve their families’... read more