March 2024

The Class of 2023 Graduates

Good morning from beautiful Kenya, I’m so thankful I was here to participate in the KGSA Class of 2023 graduation ceremony. The 35 graduates, teachers, and honored guests gathered on the dormitory rooftop to celebrate their accomplishments. It was a sunny but windy day and a few diplomas flew away. Members of the Rotary Club …

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Mambo (Hello) from Kenya!

I departed Denver ahead of the big snowstorm and arrived in sunny Kenya twenty-five hours later. Despite my jet lag, I can’t wait to visit the Kibera Girls Soccer Academy. The school’s security guards are always first to welcome me when I step out of the car. They help me carry my overstuffed bags of …

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Meet the Women Behind KGSA

Happy International Women’s Day, When Abdul Kassim opened the first free high school for girls in Kenya in 2006, he only had two volunteer teachers. Flash forward 17 years and the Kibera Girls Soccer Academy has grown to 28 paid staff members!  To celebrate International Women’s Day, we wanted to take a moment to introduce you …

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