Grain of Rice Academy

Grain of Rice Academy is a primary (elementary school) that currently serves 70 students ranging in age from preschool to grade 8. Just under half of our students were formerly part of Grain of Rice Kids Program, which was based in Kibera for 7 years. These students transitioned to our new location and now board on site and return home on school breaks. Grain of Rice Academy seeks to provide high-quality, literacy based education that is hands-on and infused with the arts. We are integrating these principles in conjunction with the new Competency Based Curriculum that is being implemented in Kenya. On a typical week, you can find students participating in STEM activities, playing the recorder, creating paintings and sculptures, reading in our classroom libraries, and participating in guided reading groups. Our goal is help children become problem solvers and leaders in their communities.

BECOME A GORP KIDS SPONSOR

Would you like to make a life changing impact upon a child in Kenya? Grain of Rice Project is supported by generous sponsors like you.  When you become a GORP Kids Sponsor through a $20/month donation,  you provide Saturday lunches, caring and compassionate staff, a safe building, supplies and materials and new opportunities.

CLICK HERE TO MAKE A DONATION

Interested in becoming a child sponsor or GORP Kids Sponsor?

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