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 October 11, 2016

Day of the Girl Child

Day of the Girl Child

Today marks the International Day of the Girl Child, a United Nations led initiative supporting the more than 1.1 billion girls worldwide who are a powerful force for shaping a sustainable world.The Day aims to highlight the fact too many girls aroun... Read more

News on October 4, 2016

Purple Cake Day 2016

Purple Cake Day 2016

HBEF celebrates Purple Cake Day every year to celebrate with our corporate sponsor in New Zealand - Kenbe La Foundation. The official Purple Cake day is in March but we have our Kenyan one in October. Today we celebrated with the class 1 and 2 pupils... Read more

News on October 4, 2016

Happy 94th Birthday Ms. Hilde Back

Happy 94th Birthday Ms. Hilde Back

"A small act bears witness to the ripple effect a single action can create" Ms. Hilde Back.Without your great "small act", HBEF would not be in existence. Happy Birthday! Read more

News on September 2, 2016

Nairobi August 2016 BMSV

Nairobi August 2016 BMSV

HBEF Director Sarah Njuru consulting with the Form 3 corporate beneficiaries in the HBEF Offices and a group photo of the Form 3 and 4 Nairobi beneficiaries. Read more

News on August 30, 2016

Kiambu August 2016 BMSV

Kiambu August 2016 BMSV

HBEF Kiambu County beneficiaries being motivated by 2 County education officers and a former beneficiary Bonface Karuru during the August 2016 BMSV. One of the motivational speakers said: 'If you want to invest for a year, plant rice; if you want to ... Read more

News on August 19, 2016

Invest in a child's education

Week 1 of the Beneficiary Monitoring and Support Visit (BMSV) ends today and Week 2 begins on Monday. HBEF uses these visits to monitor the students progress and to motivate them to do their best. It is quite a humbling experience impacting these you... Read more

News on August 9, 2016

Thank you to all our sponsors!

Thank you to all our sponsors!

A sponsor is more than a financial sponsor – most of our sponsors give much more than their money to educate their beneficiaries’ lives, they give their time, their families and share their lives with our beneficiaries. They take the time to write to... Read more

News on August 2, 2016

Bonface Karuru

Bonface Karuru

Hi Hildeback Family, My name is Bonface Karuru, a former beneficiary from year 2008- 2011 back when i was in Kiambu High School where managed to score an A- in KCSE. I recently graduated from Kenyatta university with a First Class Honors Degree in E... Read more

News on July 27, 2016

January - June 2016 Newsletter

The latest newsletter is now on the website ready to download; it serves to inform on what HBEF has been up to the last 6 months. Enjoy the read: Read more

News on July 26, 2016

Middle school students raise funds for HBEF

Middle school students raise funds for HBEF

Four middle school students of Haverhill, Massachusetts (USA) with the help of their teacher raised money by selling bracelets in their school to help students access education. HBEF is humbled to benefit from these young children and the money raise... 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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