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 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

News on July 25, 2016

HBEF Donation Page

Creative Visions has been experiencing a major problem with online transactions and has therefore temporarily suspended processing online donations through Classy, while they continue to work with experts to resolve the problem. As a short-term solu... Read more

News on July 12, 2016

Tyson Machimbo Lumbuku (2012-2015)

Tyson Machimbo Lumbuku (2012-2015)

I would like to take the opportunity to inform you that I am very grateful for your great support for sponsoring me in my high school education for the four years in St. Peter's Mumias Boys High School. Due to your great support, I was able to learn ... Read more

News on July 11, 2016

Leonard Koskey Kipkorir (2012-2015)

Leonard Koskey Kipkorir (2012-2015)

I am grateful to HBEF for your sponsorship towards my high school education. I managed to get an A- of 74 points. I am now looking forward to joining the university where I applied for Economics and Statistics. Once again I want to thank you for your... Read more

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

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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