Advancing education in Kenya, one child at a time
At CMETrust we believe every child should be able to go to school. We also believe that education empowers people to change their communities for the better. Yet, most children from Mathare, a slum in Kenya, cannot afford to attend secondary school. This is why we partner with members of the Mathare community to advance education - one student at a time.
Since 2006, CMETrust has supported more than 120 students in Mathare through secondary school scholarships. In 2016, we awarded scholarships to 55 secondary school students and 13 post-secondary students. We also provide workshops on leadership, learning, and service to our scholars during school holidays and computer training to all of our graduates. Our alumni network is active and growing in Mathare.
CMETrust is a Canadian charity run by volunteers in Canada and Kenya. We collaborate with members of the Mathare community, especially our scholars and families. We believe in the importance of learning-by-doing, and we are accountable for our work. We see the impact of our work every day in the power of educated young people to change their lives and their communities. You can help us create positive change in Mathare too: donate, volunteer, fundraise, or get involved in our Bright Futures campaign to celebrate our 10th Anniversary!