To ensure KEY’s continued success, we rely on expert advice from international school librarians and technicians, and work in collaboration with local and international book publishers, Kenyan school boards, principals, teachers, librarians, students, communities and the Kenya National Library Service.
The team has built lasting partnerships with some of the industry’s greatest leaders and international publishers.
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales.
If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.
— albert einstein
Rated as most influential guest speaker by Precious Blood students in Kenya.
Lewis Mudge Human Rights Watch researcher in Rwanda
Spoke to students about the importance of human rights and the power of information.
Kit Milnes Environmental Consultant in Toronto.
Helped educate students within the Lewa conservancy on environmental awareness.
Japhet Otike Librarian and Lecturer at Moi University
Has published extensively on libraries and librarianship in Kenya.
Dr. Kinya Librarian and Lecturer at Nazarene University, Nairobi
Dean Rousseau Librarian Technician in Toronto
Vida Juozaitis International Librarian Consultant
Advises on new and established libraries. Helps ensure KEY libraries qualify as properly constituted ‘school libraries’ and that there is an appropriate curriculum, fiction, and technology content ratio.
Dr. Vicky Ndibo PhD in Education at Columbia University
Advises on book selection and has participated in three library setups.
Including Aziza Ahmed, Judith Musangi, Sheila Ivenne and Ms. Esther Mokaya. Read their story.
St. Patrick’s Boys School students & teachers Students & Teachers
Including Evans Kangogo, Cornelius Kipchirchir, James Saitua, Emmanuel Kibet, Eliud Malakwen, Matthew Seronei, Festus Kosgei and Scouby Eweillah. Read their story.
Karen Nyokabi graduated from Precious Blood Riruta in 2015. She is currently an intern at the KEY foundation. She plans to study finance at university. Reading is one of her favorite hobbies.
Kate Omao graduated from Starehe Girls’ Centre, the class of 2015. She aspires to pursue Law and marketing in university. She is currently an intern at KEY Trust. She loves to enlighten different people in the society on the importance of reading. Through the KEY Trust Foundation, this hobby has been developed.
Ombati Mabera graduated from Precious Blood Secondary School in 2015. She is currently an intern at the Knowledge Empowering Youth Foundation. She aspires to become an electrical engineer.
Lencer Ogutu graduated from Precious Blood Riruta in 2014 with an A of 84 points. Afterwards, she joined KenSAP and got admission into Princeton University, New Jersey. She plans to join the school of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Lencer is currently an intern at the Knowledge Empowering Youth Foundation. She loves learning foreign languages and reading novels as a pass time.
Jimmy Otieno graduated from Maseno School in 2014 with an A of 84 points. He worked as a volunteer teaching assistant for PACEmaker International after high school. He thereafter joined Kenya Scholar-Athlete Project (KenSAP) and successfully applied for admission to Stanford University where he will be pursuing Computer Science and Economics. He is passionate about social entrepreneurship and problem solving and aspires to build his own fortune 500 company in the future. He is currently an intern at KEY Trust.
Precious Jebet First Library Captain of a KEY library
Precious Blood Secondary School graduate. Enrolled at Dartmouth University.
Stephanie Maloba Student
Stephanie Maloba graduated from Precious Blood Riruta in 2014. She is currently an intern at the Knowledge Empowering Youth Foundation. She aspires to become a Corporate Lawyer, a profession she learned about through the library donated by KEY to Precious Blood in 2012.
Angela Moturi Student
Angela Moturi graduated from Precious Blood High School in 2014. She plans to study Literature at university. She is currently serving as an intern at Knowledge Empowering Youth.
Judith Musangi Student
Judith Musangi graduated in 2014 from Precious Blood Riruta, the best performing girls school in Kenya. She is currently an intern at KEY Trust. She aspires to study cinematography at university. Reading is her favourite pastime.