COVID19 Kenyan Household UPliftment Program

Hello family! The Corona Virus has reached Kenya and the goverment order the closure of all schools. The Madoma Korando Children’s Learning Centre was closed on Monday and also all our high-school children are back at home with their families and care-takers. This is...

Hope for Kisumu’s Slums

As an organization we believe in the spirit of partnership. This has been embodied by having like-minded partner organizations like Dewo Ngima, who has become a safe space for children in Kisumu's slums. Recently the organization took the initiative to rebuild a house...

Household Economic Strengthening in Kisumu

Over the last couple of years, Better Me has been supporting the provision of basic education for children at the Madoma Korando Children's Learning Centre. This has gone a long way in improving the livelihoods of the children. We further aim to empower their parents...

Project #AdventureHappiness visits Korando

Mmh🤔 have you ever asked yourself "What does happiness mean to you?" and "What makes you happy?"😃  Our team of volunteers, guided by Oliver Fecht, with help of our teachers, have been out and about to find out what makes us all happy, especially the...

Message from Torsten: It’s our 5th birthday and I’m in awe!

Dearest friends and supporters, Today we are celebrating our 5th birthday and I'm in absolute awe. Back in 2012, when a ripple of events lead me to stay at Korando for the very first time, I had no idea what this moment of fate would continue to bring into my life....

Merry Christmas from Korando!!

TO OUR BETTER ME & KORANDO FAMILY😍❤ WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS😍😍😃 SENDING YOU ALL OUR HEARTFELT WISHES!! LOVE, BETTERME KENYA❤❤❤ We enjoyed the eve with children at Korando educational centre, singing,...

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Books4Africa donates 1000 books

Books4Africa donates 1000 books

Happy Tuesday 😍😍 Christmas🎅🎄 is a time for thanksgiving and today we send A Huge thank you❤💛 to Books For Africa (Louis Brownstone and Gerald) for the awesome donation of over 1000 books👏👏!!! for our...

Merry Christmas Season from our Cheerman

Merry Christmas Season from our Cheerman

Happy Sunday from Kenya! It's this time of the year, when we take a moment to ponder and reflect on the last 12 month. We definitely had many challenges and hurdles to overcome, but thanks to all of you, we had even more success stories! Thank you for being part of...

New School opens in January!

New School opens in January!

YES!! We are beyond excited and grateful to the Ripple Effect Project, that the new school building is finally finished! For 13 years, since 2006, the Madoma Korando Children's Learning Center used temporary structures. The first structures were made out of mud and...

Help our High School students

Help our High School students

Help our High School students Time to be a hero. 😍😍😍 This week our grade Eight students found out which High Schools they will be joining next year and we are glad that 13 have been called to Extra County and County Schools, some of the best...

Beyond School Holiday camp

Beyond School Holiday camp

For us school breaks are a great time to have the children get a new experience away from the usual school programs. This year, Better Me used this opportunity to organize camps in April, August and November for all the children in our programs. Our holiday camps are...

Start a Facebook Christmas Fundraiser

Start a Facebook Christmas Fundraiser

Start a Facebook Christmas Fundraiser There are many creative ways to be an active citizens to support the work we are doing in Kenya and we are grateful for all of your help! The African term Ubuntu encapsulates it all: "I am because we are" - Better Me exists...

Nelson Mandela Day 18th June

Nelson Mandela Day 18th June

Nelson Mandela Day 18th June is a global call to action that celebrates🥳the idea that each individual has the power to transform the world and the ability to make an impact. In regards to this, we celebrate🥳🥳 our very own chica from Spain...

Welcoming Tom as our new Program Coordinator

Welcoming Tom as our new Program Coordinator

We are excited to introduce you to our newest family member - Thomas from Kisumu. He joined the team in Korando as Better Me's new Program and Volunteer Coordinator and with his skills and experience he will add great value to our children, our volunteers and our...

Our New School is almost finished!

Our New School is almost finished!

We are so happy and grateful that the new building is almost finished. After so many months of hard work we can finally see the place where the kids will soon be studying for a better future. Yay! It is the first of two classroom blocks, each hosting 6 classes. Once...

Ball Games Competition

Ball Games Competition

Last month our kids got the amazing opportunity to participate at the primary ball games! Primary schools from across Kenya took part in it and there are 4 different types of games: handball, volleyball, football and netball. Every school has a girls and a boys team...

February Report – Please Help!

February Report – Please Help!

Hey everyone, I wanted to give you a little overview of the things we have been doing since the beginning of this year and it’s been quite a lot! Just this year we supported the education of our children with almost 4500 Euro. This covered costs for nursery, primary...

2015 Annual Letter by Torsten

2015 Annual Letter by Torsten

In less than 2 weeks Cheap Impact will celebrate it’s first birthday. Quite amazing if we think from where we started and where we are at now. Let’s go back in time to the evening hours of the 8th January 2015 when the idea was born by 4 friends over a cup of tea in...