Welcome To Hilde Back Education Fund

The Hilde Back Education Fund, (HBEF) is a Kenyan charitable organization that provides financial support to bright children from poor families to enable them get education at the secondary school level. HBEF’S focus is promotion of education as a fundamental human right.


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News on June 29, 2016

Effective Philanthropic Engagement in Kenya

Effective Philanthropic Engagement in Kenya

Today marked the launch of the guidelines for effective philanthropic engagement in Kenya. This is the global and local recognition and collaboration between philanthropic actors, governments, development agencies, civil society and other stakeholder... Read more

News on June 22, 2016

Tales from Kimani

It has been almost two years since I got to the United States to attend college through the help of the Hochschilds, a family that I feel proud of every morning and I am always grateful because of what they have done for me. The transition from Ngeni... Read more

News on June 16, 2016

Day of the African Child 16.06.2016

Day of the African Child 16.06.2016

Today is the International Day of the African Child (DAC)! The 2016 theme is below on the picture borrowed from their website. The day is celebrated annually on June 16 to commemorate the 1976 Soweto uprising, where school children were massacred by ... Read more

News on June 13, 2016

Parents in shock after schools raise fees despite ministry guidelines

Parents are in shock after dozens of national schools increased fees to as high as Sh100,000 a year in blatant disregard of guidelines by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. A survey by the Nation shows that several leading schools ha... Read more

News on June 10, 2016

2015 Degree Courses selection

2015 Degree Courses selection

A total of 19,209 candidates who sat for the 2015 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination failed to get their first degree course choices after the selection of students to join public universities. The Kenya Universities and Colleges C... Read more

News on June 3, 2016

Kimani comes calling!!!

Kimani comes calling!!!

Kimani, a HBEF Beneficiary and one of the stars in the documentary 'a small act' currently a student at Northwest University in the USA came visiting at HBEF offices while on a visit back home during his summer vacation. Kimani had ... Read more

News on May 18, 2016

Quote of the week!

Education is the most powerful weapon which we can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela Read more

News on May 16, 2016

MPs reject push to scrap VAT on books

MPs reject push to scrap VAT on books

A parliamentary committee yesterday rejected the push to scrap the 16 per cent value-added tax that was imposed on textbooks three years ago. At a meeting in Nairobi's Parliament buildings yesterday, members of the Finance, Planning and Trade Committ... Read more

News on May 9, 2016

Parents cry foul over school fees hike

Parents cry foul over school fees hike

Parents are now seeking President Uhuru Kenyatta’s intervention on school fees guidelines. They claim education officials have failed to ensure the set guidelines are implemented. Kenya National association of Parents (KNPA) Secretary-General Musau... Read more

News on May 4, 2016

Nyandarua April 2016 BMSV

Nyandarua April 2016 BMSV

During our Beneficiary Monitoring and Support Visits, HBEF is priviledged to have the support of local authorities who take their time to come and motivate our students. Thank you to each one who takes their time to do this. HBEF is really grateful. ... Read more

Success Stories - The power of a small act


Phares Okoth
A former student at Homabay High  School was admitted to pursue a course in Medical Laboratory Science and Technology at the University of Nairobi. He says he is sure that with the education he is getting now, it will see him through more achievements in the future like opening up a laboratory that is standardized for specimen examination and research.

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Hilde Back Education Fund
P.O. Box 14741-00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Tel:  +254 20 4442961, Cell: +254 700 429552

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