We are a nonprofit making Educational Trust
aimed at promoting the educational, professional
and cultural welfare of women in Kenya .
Years in existence
And more women who 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.
In this year’s family sports day, Yellow House emerged the winner. The house members could not contain their joy as they sang their hearts out around the school compound in praise of the house and [...]
Meet Olga Marlin, a founder member of the Kianda Foundation — the pioneer in setting up a multi-racial secretarial school at the height of the liberation struggle in Kenya. Olga made the journey from Ireland [...]
When Kianda foundation was started back in 1961, their mission was to ensure that the kenyan girl child was educated. They were struck by the Kenyan reality when they found out that Kenyan women had [...]
The foundation promotes women empowerment through projects and trainings which help women improve their lively hood. This has been achieved through the Training Of Trainers (TOT)program. Training of trainers is a business setup programme for [...]
The history of Kianda College is closely associated with the history of Kenya and faced the same challenges, which were overcome one by one: opposition to a multi-racial school (Kianda was the first women’s college [...]