Inspiration

Anne’s KGSA Story

“As we work to create the light for others, we naturally light our own way.” Today we are sharing Anne’s KGSA volunteer story to remind us just how these words written by Mary Anne Radmacher ring true. Read on to hear from Anne about her recent experience in Kenya. Sixteen years ago, I set foot …

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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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A Dose of Sunshine

I don’t know about you, but every time I hear the news, things are feeling hard.  It’s important to recognize and acknowledge that it’s not just you – things are especially challenging right now.That’s why I wanted to bring some sunshine into your inbox today. MEET IRENEIrene graduated from KGSA in 2021. She recently returned …

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Will you accept this rose?

Happy Valentine’s Day,  Have you ever played Rose, Bud, Thorn? It’s a fun activity to celebrate love and friendship. Each person shares their “rose” (a positive in their lives), their “bud” (something they are looking forward to in the near future), and their “thorn” (a challenge they’re facing). The KGSA girls loved playing it.  I …

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