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Riziki Features in a Film at Annual Event in London

Riziki features in a film at our Funder’s Annual Event in London, in recognition for her incredible work in Peer Education.

Find out more 2023

Nancy Interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire

Nancy is interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire. She discusses the Nasio Story and how happy she was to have been awarded the honorary doctorate “Doctor of Letters” by Reading University.

Find out more 2022

Nancy Receives an Honorary Degree

Founder and CEO Nancy Hunt is awarded an honorary degree by the University of Reading in recognition for the work of The Nasio Trust.

Find out more 2022

Exceptional Students Programme Launch

Nasio launches their Exceptional Students Programme in the hope that with the right mentorship, school and environment, these exceptional students can achieve their full potential and develop into future leaders.

Find out more 2021

W.H.O. Recommends Malaria Vaccination

The Nasio Trust are proud to have been involved in immunisation of children against Malaria since 2019, and overjoyed that the World Health Organisation have formally recommended the use of the malaria vaccine to immunise all children against this terrible disease.

Find out more 2021

BBC South Today Feature on our 20th Anniversary Celebrations

Nancy and our Nasio Volunteers talk to BBC South Today about the 20th Anniversary Celebrations.

Find out more 2021

Nancy on BBC Radio Oxford Discussing our Beds Appeal

Nancy is interviewed by Lilley Mitchell on the breakfast show about our beds appeal.

Find out more 2021

Nasio Recognised as Gold Standard Internship Host by Oxford University

Nasio is recognised as a gold standard internship host again.

Find out more 2021

Nancy Featured On The Oxford Blue Website

Nancy discusses the charity and her belief in empowerment through education.

Find out more 2021

Nasio feature in Round & About magazine

Covering the Nasio story and our recent activities and achievements.

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Nasio feature on Play Action International website

Play Action feature Nasio in an article on their website “Christmas comes early for Catherine and her children”.

Find out more 2020

COVID-19 response coverage in Oxford Mail

Article covering the first 6 months of Nasio’s Covid-19 response in Kenya.

Find out more 2020

Positive response for 'Not so Black and White'

Nancy’s first novel, co-authored with friend and author Sylvia Vetta, has received a very positive reception from both the readership and media. Highlighted within the article ‘The two received a lot of praise for their unusual co-authorship…’ with the work being described as a ‘…mix of commentary on society and the key message that our differences and experiences can unite us are so important and will definitely have an impact on the people who read it.’

Find out more 2020

Kenyan Ministry Of Health County Award

Recognising that the Nasio Trust are working with the Kenyan Ministry of Health and Government to fill a critical gap in the provision of essential services including healthcare, clean water and sanitation in the rural communities of Mumias and Musanda during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Nancy Appears On BBC Radio Oxford

Nancy was very pleased to be invited to offer BBC Radio Oxford’s “Pause for thought” on April 20th 2020. She discussed the impact of Coronavirus in Kenya.

Find out more 2020

Oxford University Gold Standard Internship Host

The Nasio Trust has regularly welcomed interns from Oxford University to work for a period of time with the charity. Nasio has now been recognised as a gold standard internship host based on the consistent quality and engagement of the internship experiences we offer.

Find out more 2019

Nancy selected as a Pilotlight Charity Leader

Nancy was selected as one of the eight overall UK charity leaders to take part in the Pilotlight Programme and Pilotlight’s Bursary Initiative. The support of Pilotlight has allowed Nasio to think strategically about where the organisation is going and helps us to plan for future sustainability, development and growth.

Find out more 2018

Nancy receives an Honorary Doctorate

Presented at Exeter Cathedral by the Open University. For her incredible hard-work and determination for the success of the Nasio Trust’s work, Nancy was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Open University at a ceremony in Exeter Cathedral. In response to this award Nancy remarked: “I would like to thank all our staff, volunteers, supporters for their contribution without them I would have never received this award.”

Find out more 2017

The Booys Family Technology and Engineering Bursary

The work of Nasio within Kenya inspired Richard and Sue Booys to create a bursary through Nasio Trust. This bursary will support a student for a course, of up to three years, at a technical college, studying any aspect of engineering or technology, particularly mechanical or building engineering and surveying.


BBC South Today Interview Young Volunteers

Hear from 3 young volunteers about their experiences in Kenya with The Nasio Trust.

Find out more 2016

BBC South Today Come To Kenya

At the end of 2016 we were lucky enough to have the nice people from BBC South Today follow a group of young people to Western Kenya.

Find out more 2016

Nancy wins ‘The UK’s Most Inspirational Woman’

Only a few months after winning the National Venus Awards Oxfordshire’s Most Inspirational Woman award, Nancy wins UK’s Most Inspirational Woman award. In recognition of her invaluable work with Nasio and for being an outstanding role model to those she works with both in the UK and Kenya.

Find out more 2015

Kenya Airways Inflight Magazine

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Nancy wins ‘Oxfordshire’s Most Inspirational Woman’

The National Venus Awards seek to recognise and reward local business women across the country and as such awarded Nancy with the accolade of ‘Oxfordshire’s Most Inspirational Woman’.

Find out more 2014

Nasio Mission of Mercy Article

Article from the Kenyan paper “The Standard”

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Oxford Castaway Magazine Article

Article about Nancy from the Oxford Times Castaway Magazine.

Find out more 2014

Carlos interviewed on VSO TV

Carlos started out as a volunteer from VSO Bahaginan sent to Mumias, Kenya, to help with Nasio Trust in 2011. He was only supposed to be there for a year, but Nasio Trust refused to let him go and now he is the Country Director of Nasio Trust in Mumias.

Find out more 2014

MP Nicola Blackwood Visits

Teenage Nasio volunteers shared insights on their trip to Kenya with Nicola Blackwood MP.


BBC News Cover Jo's Kili Climb

Cameras follow BBC Oxford Radio Presenter Joelle Thoenes’ experience on kili!

Find out more 2009
"I had no hope of being educated but now have the chance to access education, food, clothing and medication. I will work hard and dream to become a builder, to construct homes for people who don’t have shelter."
Saidi Makokha (aged 9 – supported by Nasio)

From the blog...

Publishing in Africa at the London Book Fair By Katie Isbester

In further support of the Nasio Trust’s Library appeal, Katie Isbester talks about her recent trip to the London Book Fair and a fortuitous discovery!

I didn’t mean to go to the talk. There were some 30,000 people at the London Book Fair and I was supposed to meet at least a few of them. Instead I found myself going to a talk on publishing in Africa because of Nasio Trust. I knew it was trying to build a library, the first of its kind in Western Kenya, and I was rather curious.

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Nasio’s Medical Centre Nominated for an Award

We are pleased to share that Nasio’s GMK Medical Centre was nominated for the award of Primary Care Provider of the Year at the Quality Healthcare Kenyan Awards, 2024.

It was nominated from among 48,000 healthcare providers and was among the top 11 nominees.

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Our 2024 Nasio Newsletter Has Arrived

Hot off the press – you can read our 2024 Nasio Newsletter.

All the latest Nasio news, information and acheivements.

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