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Free public screening of 'A small Act' in Seattle

If you are in Seattle and can make it for 'A small Act' screening please see the details below; there will be a Q & A session afterwards with HBEF founder Chris Mburu and Kimani Patrick who are both featured in the film.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 05:00

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Quality free education

HBEF's founder Chris Mburu running in Geneva to advocate for not only free education but quality free education for all children under the age of 18.
"Today I am running by the lake in the beautiful Swiss city of Geneva. Switzerland's public education is free and of a very high quality. We can all make education free everywhere especially for children 18 and under. Because EDUCATION IS A HUMAN RIGHT!!" Chris Mburu

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 July 2017 06:00

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Encouraging Stories

I am Nancy Adhiambo 2012-2015 student and a beneficiary of HEF program. Am writing to sincerely appreciate the founders of this education program that founded my education process during my 4 years of study in high school.. Thank you all and may God bless you..

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 June 2017 15:25

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Enock Mulatya

Enock Mulatya, Lenana School, Form 2 got a chance to meet his sponsor for the first time yesterday at the HBEF offices in Nairobi. Not all our beneficiaries have the chance to meet their sponsors in person but it sure is a dream for almost all our beneficiaries. Enock's smile tells it all.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:34

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Success Stories - Joy Kafuko

Joy Kafuko (HBEF Beneficiary 2013-2016) who scored well enough to qualify to join a public university - she will be joining university in September 2017. Joy says her greatest achievement is being enrolled to her dream university and pursuing a course that can help her use her skills and abilities widely.
Joy was partially sponsored by one of our Kenyan partners Kenya Community Development Foundation
You too can make a difference by taking up sponsorship in 2018 and making a difference in the life of a needy child by providing them the opportunity of an education. Sign up here:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 10:48

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2018 Call to Sponsorship!

HBEF is currently supporting 237 Secondary School Children in 2017 under the 4 Years Scholarship Program having supported a total of 673 students this far. The Sponsor to Child Program relies on individuals and organizations and we are grateful to all our sponsors for their support.

HBEF would like to extend an invitation to you to take up sponsorship in 2018 by making a difference in the life of a needy child by providing them the opportunity of an education. 

Sign up to sponsor a child in 2018 here:…/callfor2018sponsorship

Should you have any questions and/or require more information please do not hesitate to contact HBEF.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 09:21

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April 2017 Busia BMSV

HBEF Busia county students and parents receiving a word of advice from the District Education Officer - Mr. George Ouma on best practices to succeed in secondary school. HBEF is honoured to be able to work with the County Education Officers around the country.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:26

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HBEF 2017 Students

HBEF continues to select bright and needy children each year who deserve a chance at secondary education. This year we have selected an additional 54 students to join the HBEF Family in various schools across the country. We are grateful to each and every sponsor ass we wouldn't be able to do our work without you. Thank you!

To view the list of current students kindly visit our website here:…/currentstudents

Last Updated on Friday, 19 May 2017 08:53

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April 2017 Migori BMSV

HBEF Migori County students during the April meeting as the HBEF sponsorship Officer - Joan takes them through the day's program.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 08:48

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Kiambu April 2017 BMSV

Kiambu Form 1 students at the recently concluded Beneficiary and Monitoring Support Visits(BMSV). HBEF staff are now working on preparing an update to all sponsors.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 May 2017 08:01

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Chris takes His mother to Harvard University

"When I graduated here 24 years ago, my mother was absent from the ceremony, because it was too expensive for her to make the trip from my native village in Kenya to the United States. So you can imagine the joy I felt last week as I brought her for her first visit to the university, at the age of 83! Though uneducated herself, my mother has always valued education and indeed remains one of the smartest people I know." Chris Mburu

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Last Updated on Thursday, 04 May 2017 11:55

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