WHO ARE WE ?

We are a non-profit making Educational Trust aimed at promoting the educational,
professional, cultural and spiritual welfare of women in Kenya.

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Years since the foundation was started
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And more women have been empowered

Kianda is a local word meaning “fertile valley”, where everything planted flourishes. Not in vain was the name chosen over 50 years ago. The Foundation has been at the service of women in Kenya, promoting their education and looking after their welfare.

Kianda Foundation, now a well-established nonprofit making organization, has numerous educational institutions to its credit.

  • The Late Mary Mahoney (USA)
  • Margaret Curran (Ireland)
  • Olga Marlin (USA)
  • Teresa Temes (Spain)
To provide quality and personalized education to women and girls, developing all aspects of each individual to the full.
A dignified life for every woman in Kenya through quality education.

OUR PROJECTS

KIANDA SECRETARIAL COLLEGE

Kianda College was the Foundation’s pilot project established in 1961 as an institution for Secretarial and Business Studies and became the first multi-racial college of its kind in Pre-Independence Kenya. Thus the history of Kianda [...]

KIANDA SCHOOL

Kianda Foundation opened Kianda School as a result of numerous requests from past students of Kianda College. The Foundation aims at promoting the educational, professional, cultural and spiritual welfare of women in Kenya. It achieves [...]

KIMLEA GIRLS TRAINING CENTER

Located in Kiambu District, between Kiambaa and Tigoni, Kimlea is surrounded by tea estates with villages of tea pickers, as well as families living off small holdings at subsistence level. In an effort to promote [...]

KIMLEA CLINIC

Kimlea Clinic, located on the grounds of Kimlea Technical Training Centre, provides medical care to the laborers in the tea plantations and environs. It started as a medical assistance program, at a time when many [...]

TEWA TRAINING CENTER

Tewa is an educational project located at the Coast, in Kuruwitu, Kilifi District. It was officially inaugurated on 2nd February 2010. There has been little development in the area around Tewa; people live at subsistence [...]

FAIDA GIRLS CLUB

Faida is a youth center established in 1977 for primary and secondary school girls. It provides facilities for study, interlaced with cultural, social and spiritual formation. Teenage and adulthood come with many challenges, and Faida, [...]

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RECENT POSTS

2ND CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

March 25th, 2019|0 Comments

This year, on 1st March 2019, we held our second Charity Golf Tournament at The Muthaiga Country Club. The aim of the event was to raise Kshs.15 Million to cover the balance pending for the [...]

Kibondeni Graduation

January 31st, 2019|0 Comments

The Kibondeni Family had been eagerly awaiting the 2019 Graduation Day which took place on 11th January.  On that beautiful Friday morning, the atmosphere in the graduation square was filled with joy and admiration as [...]

Christmass Message

December 21st, 2018|0 Comments

We would like to share with you this Christmas the story of Hannah, an 8-year-old pupil, one of the beneficiaries of the CHEP Program (Children’s Health Program). When we first met Hannah, she was [...]