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Katie Isbester Discusses Positive Effects of Reading At An Early Age

Confessions of a Female Publisher by Katie Isbester

Books are essential for broadening our intellectual horizons, but access to these books is found primarily in libraries, a precious resource that is often taken for granted. In her article ‘Confessions of a Female Publisher’, Katie Isbester delves into the positive effects of reading at an early age and the inspiration it provided.

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Riziki’s Story | The Power Of Peer Education

We’re proud to announce that Riziki will be receiving ourYouth of The Month Award for her incredible work in peer education.

Riziki was a beneficiary of The Nasio Trust and now works with us in the community to educate young people on reproductive health and HIV prevention. Find out more about Riziki and the power of peer education in this great video.

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Educating Girls: The International Day of Education 2022

On the International Day of Education 2022, we would like to draw attention to the importance of girls’ education. When girls are provided with the access to education they deserve, the world benefits- poverty drops, opportunities arise and communities strengthen.

According to Unicef, 129 million girls are out of education globally. Poverty is the largest barrier to education. Families in rural areas of Kenya, where secondary school enrolment is fewer than the already low 53% national average, often want the best for their children but lack the financial means to support their education.

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Exceptional Students Programme Launch

The Launch of Our Exceptional Students Programme

It is our hope that with the right mentorship, school and environment, these exceptional students can achieve their full potential and develop into future leaders.

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Nasio Supported Brother & Sister Both Decide To Go Into Medicine

Rajab’s sister joins medical college.

You may remember in May we featured one of Nasio's first supported children, Rajab, who is now a clinical officer working at our medical centre. I am now delighted to tell you that his younger sister, Amidah Makokha, has joined the Kenya Medical Training College, to start her certificate in Health Records Information Technology. She was inspired by her volunteer work and by her brother Rajab.

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Our Tailoring Projects Goes From Strength To Strength

You might recall the amazing Izzie who started our tailoring project back in 2019!

We're pleased to advice that the project is thriving.

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Nasio Event: Harry Wright – Passionate Conservationist

Listen to Harry Wright talk about his conservation journey.

Harry is a passionate conservationist who has visited our projects in Africa in the past.

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Rajab Is Now A Medical Volunteer & A Graduate!

My name is Rajab Kweyu Makokha. I’m Twenty three years old.I joined Nasio Trust organization at the age of 7 years as a partial orphan living with my mother who was doing small scale business.

After four years in high school, I was able to successfully complete my Secondary education and joined Kenya Medical Training College to pursue Clinical medicine and Surgery course.

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Mary can now read the messages on her phone!

Mary Mushi is among the 42 current Nasio adult learners, and now has the ability to articulate sounds, read and write.

She comes from Ebwasi village in Kenya, and being able to read and write has changed her life for good.

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PRESS RELEASE: Empowering girls’ education to end poverty in Kenya

We welcomed the recent BBC news article by Sean Coughlan, ‘Boris Johnson says girls’ education key to ending poverty’, as we have long championed the importance of educating girls in poverty stricken areas.

Nasio wholeheartedly agrees with Helen Grant, special envoy for girls' education, who said: “High quality female education empowers women, reduces poverty and unleashes economic growth.”

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