Educate. Disciple. Develop.

Ndoto works to give at-risk youth in Kenya hope for a brighter future through education, discipleship, and development.

About Us

HEAR THEIR STORIES

Students from Obunga overcome challenges that no one should have to face. They are resilient and determined, and shine brightly in a world dominated by darkness. Read their testimonies on our blog.

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JOIN US

Sponsor a student. Host a party. Become a donor. Schedule a speaking event. Donate a laptop. Be a prayer partner. Give a Bible. Volunteer in Kenya. The opportunities are endless!

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SPONSOR A STUDENT

We have students at all sponsorship levels who are waiting for an opportunity to go to school. They have big dreams, great needs and are exceptionally bright. Will you help us get them in school so they can pursue their dreams!?

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Hi, my name is

Stephen O.

Male, 19 Years Old, College Student

  • Stephen dreams of being an economist.
  • He earned an exemplary score on his comprehensive high school exam.
  • He lives with his single mother who runs a small business.
  • He loves photography.

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Our Focus


Ndoto’s desire is to provide the next generation of Kenya with access to education and hope for a future in Jesus Christ. We run a sponsorship program to help kids go to school as well as a discipleship program to help them grow spiritually. Since our founding, we have seen nearly 300 students become sponsored. Join us and be an agent of change.

One person at a time.

Educate

Education is key to eradicating poverty. Therefore, we began a sponsorship program to send students to well-established schools in Kenya with good reputations and strong academic performance. We recruit sponsors for each student and create opportunities for them to develop a relationship with each other through exchanging letters and photos.

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Disciple

Discipleship is the spiritual investment in the lives of students. We aim to raise them up to be committed followers of Jesus Christ, and give them the tools they need to walk with Him closely and serve others in His name. We create opportunities for discipleship through weekly Bible studies, mentor relationships, gospel presentations, and service to the community.

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Develop

Development is the long-term process by which we help to bring out the capabilities and possibilities in our students. We aim to bring the communities they live in to a more advanced and effective state by giving micro loans to young adults with promising business plans. We also assist students in getting internships and jobs as they complete their education.

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They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for the display of his splendor.

Isaiah 61:3

Why Education?

There is very little free education in Kenya, so most parents in slum communities cannot afford the tuition needed for their children to be enrolled in school. However, education is necessary for students to break free from the poverty cycle. Without an education, this generation will forever struggle to find regular employment.

Latest Posts


  • 3

    Jun

    Faces of Hope


    by Fred Sadia In these challenging times, the world is grappling with lots of trials as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This situation that has led to the closure of many gates around the world, like this one at Ndoto. However, there are still rays of hope from people who do small but important things to impact their community. They are the Faces of Hope and we salute them. The government of Kenya issued a dusk-to-dawn curfew to try to curb the further spread of the unseen enemy, and with such intervention it is extremely hard for life to be normal.

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  • 14

    May

    Kenya, In A Time of COVID


    by Allison Schlack A young boy uses an Ndoto handwashing station On March 12th, the Kenyan government announced its first case of COVID-19. The young woman had flown from the US through London on her way to back to Kenya. All seemed well until she started to experience symptoms. She immediately went to the hospital and got tested. She remained in quarantine, received treatment, and later made a full recovery. This is how it began for us.

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  • 27

    Apr

    Beauty In The Eye Of The Beholder


    by Fred Sadia There is an old adage that says, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” Some of Ndoto’s students really exemplify Ndoto’s beauty, and in my two years on staff I have come to encounter so many. Some of the people I have met are intellectually beautiful. Their minds amaze me! It is absolutely beautiful to get a glimpse into their world of understanding and intelligence. Venesser is a perfect example.

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