Become a scholarship Supporter

In 2011 we started providing scholarships for the 9 top achievers at the only secondary school in the Ndandini area. In 2019 we have now increased that to 66. There are now 410 desperately poor students at Kyaithani and Lower Yatta Secondary Schools striving to get an education so they can better their lives. Can you help us increase the number of scholarships that we provide?
$300 is the cost for school fees, a uniform and books for a child for a year. We provide a $150 per year scholarship to the top students based on their academic achievement. We are looking for donations in any amount.
Donors to the scholarships will be able to follow our progress on this blogspot as we post information about the children being sponsored, photos and letters.
100% of the donations received go to the students and the Board of Governors accounts to us for the funds. There are no deductions for fundraising or administration.
Like the students and their parents, we know that without an education there is little hope for them to make a better life for themselves.

Unlike in Canada, families in Kenya have to pay school fees and provide uniforms and books in order for their children to attend high school. Many children are forced to drop out because, with family incomes of less than $1/day, their families cannot afford to pay the school costs.

Donations in any amount will receive a tax receipt (for Canadian income tax returns).
CLICK HERE to donate.

We have a proven track record of successful projects in the Ndandini and Kyaithani area since 2007. For more information about all our projects in Ndandini visit

Watch a YouTube summary of all our work at Ndandini since September 2007 by clicking HERE .
For more information about the scholarship program contact me at .

Terry Umbach

Saturday, September 14, 2019

CHARITABLE STATUS for Rotary Club Sunshine Coast-Sechelt (Society)

We are so very happy that the Rotary Club Sunshine Coast - Sechelt has received charitable status from the Canadian Government for it's charitable "Society".  The purpose of the "Society" is solely to raise funds for the granting of scholarships for secondary school students in Kenya, including the provision of bursaries for secondary school students wishing to pursue vocational school training.

Our normal source of donations from individuals continues to be this website's DONATE button which automatically results in your receipt of an official tax receipt for your Canadian tax filing.

But we can now also issue tax receipts directly from the "Society" for donations not made online.

We are hoping that the recognition by Canada Revenue Agency of our scholarship work as a registered Canadian Charity will encourage more people to donate so that we can increase the number of scholarships provided each year.

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