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Girls Club Debates
Bigger than Football


A 'Complete Makeover' awaits the winner of Inter-school Girls Club Debates. The prize of new school uniform, shoes and socks has driven Kendu Bay schoolgirls to serious research and preparation.

Girls Club debates have become bigger news than boys football. Bigger than anything a Kendu Bay girl has ever experienced: to be noticed for achieving and appreciated for her articulate and well-researched advocacy.

KSHP Girls Empowerment has reduced girls' school dropout 98% in our partner primary schools.

Before KSHP, over 240 girls dropped from school every year due to early marriage and pregnancy. In three years, KSHP club education and dignity supplies cut school dropout to only FOUR girls in 2014.

Join us to support Girls' Social Empowerment and Education.

About Us

 

In 2004, a core of volunteer leaders in the United States to mobilize like-minded individuals working to improve educational opportunity and family security for children in Kendu Bay, Kenya.

Kenya Self Help Project has identified fundamental areas where assistance from generous and caring donors can make an immediate and long-term impact to reverse the cycles of poverty while promoting self-sufficiency and community participation. We support initiatives for student scholarships, girls social empowerment and water. Programs are implemented by our management team in Homa Bay.

Kenya Self Help Project is an authorized 501(c)(3) public charity administered by an all-volunteer board of directors in the United States. 100% of every donation is applied directly to program services in Kenya.

KSHP Board of Directors
Sarah A. DeKoven, Board Chairman
Wall Street management and social work 
Edinburg, TX

Ray Bartik, Secretary
Water resources and energy consultant
Grapevine, TX

Rick DeKoven, Treasurer
Retired financial executive
Edinburg, TX

Kathleen H. Dodge, Exec Director
Lifelong educator and teacher leader
Burlington, VT

Evon Bartik, Director
Health care specialist
Grapevine, TX

Catherine Connell, Director
Practicing social worker
Boston, MA

Bryan Gianesin, Director
Attorney, entrepreneur and businessman
Laguna Beach, CA

Sarah Forrester, Director
Advocate for women and children; raised in Kenya
Lexington, MA

The Honorable Phoebe M. Asiyo, Consulting Director
Goodwill Ambassador, United Nations Development Fund for Women
Former Kenya Member of Parliament from Rachuonyo District (Kendu Bay)

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