Afya Elimu, Alumni, Environment, Health, Mentorship, Scholarships

Info-graphic

The Family Group Foundation is a charitable organization that aims to transform families through education, health and environment. The info-graphic below shows the impact and areas where the foundation works. Since its inception, 474 students have and continue to receive 4 year scholarships and mentorship through the foundation. Proceeds from the 2017 Family Bank Half Marathon were used to renovate…

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Mentorship, Scholarships

Family Group Foundation’s transformation in my life

I really thank God for connecting me with the Family Group Foundation which not only supports students by paying their school fees but also transforms their lives: morally, mentally, spiritually and also psychologically. Nevertheless, it transforms their families hence improving living standards. My encounter with the TFGF brought a gradual shift and transformation to my life. When I was in…

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Alumni, Mentorship

Empowered by community service

Ian Nguitui comes from a single parent home. He is a first year student at the University of Nairobi studying Actuarial Science. The 2017 mentorship program made his choice of course make sense after listening to an inspiration talk from Kenya Orient Managing Director – Mr. Muema Muindi during the 2017 mentorship workshop. “Mr. Muema inspired me to like my…

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Alumni, Mentorship

Offering Mentorship to young girls

The story of Glenda Achieng, 20 is not only one of hard work and determination, but of how volunteering and giving back to the community is important in transition from high school to university and is critical in helping youth in determining their career path. Glenda was a student at Machakos Girls High School. She sat for her KCSE exam…

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Ms. Wanjiku Waithaka, Dr. David Thuku and Ms. Jacqueline Mathaga with students during a recent mentorship workshop
Mentorship

How the Family Group Foundation Mentorship Program Works

Access to education is one of the Fundamental rights of all human beings regardless of their social class, race, tribe gender or even physical capability. Studies show that the number of people enrolling in school has increased between the year 1990 and 2015. Additionally, the gap between educated women and men has tremendously decreased. Nonetheless, children from poor backgrounds continue…

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Mentorship

The Impact of Mentoring

My mentoring began informally, when I was four-years-old and my mother said to me, “Be a good girl.” At that age being good meant steering clear of the sugar bowl and not making faces at strangers. I made it my mission to always make an effort to earn that pat on the back from my mother for a deed well…

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Mentorship

Meet Your Mentee

Thank you for volunteering to be a Family Group Foundation mentor!! We believe that paying school fees is not enough. And that is why we came up with an extensive mentorship program that includes one on one mentorship that will provide you with an opportunity to nurture our beneficiaries into excellence and provide them with the network they need to…

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Jerome Njihia’s Give Back Initiative

Jerome (second right) with fellow scholars at a recent workshop My name is Jerome Njihia, a form 4 students at Alliance High School and a Family Group Foundation Beneficiary. During the 2016, November academic  mentorship workshop, we were tasked with doing community activity give back initiative and report back on our experiences. I have several activities that I do to…

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The Family Group Foundation Supports Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI)

The Family Group Foundation Manager, Jacqueline Mathaga presents Tablets to Yali participants from  around East Africa taking part in a 12 week training program, at Kenyatta University’s Regional Leadership Center. The Family Bank Ltd, through the Family Group Foundation has spent Ksh. 1.25 Million to purchase 50 tablets for the participants as part of the support in rolling out an…

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