Working closely with schools and communities for at least two years, to prioritise needs and ensure initiatives add long-lasting value.
Funding and managing deployment of materials and local trade to respond to each school’s unique circumstances for a holistic programme of investment.
Developing the skills of young people in the UK through our grassroots international development and volunteer-led structure.
Improve Student Health
Support Student Welfare & Rights
Realise Post-Secondary Opportunities
Strengthen School Organisation
For over 25 years, EPAfrica has continued to make positive impacts in East Africa, as demonstrated by testimonies from our network of alumni schools.
When EPAfrica came, we had a building. Now, we have a library and a lab. Actually, some parents who came to the school appreciate it and say they’ll send their children here next year.
The school’s MSS (the average measure of students’ performance in their final KCSE exams) had doubled since I had last been there, and had held steady at that level for the last 3 years.
I am now able to work after dark, and this will help me get the grade that I want!
The installation of water has been something that we have been wanting for a long time, but couldn’t afford. Water shortage has been a problem for a while with the number of boarders we have.
We currently work with schools surrounding Kisii and Kakamega in western Kenya and Mbarara in western Uganda.
Volunteering with EPAfrica has given me huge amounts of confidence. I was amazed at the level of responsibility I was given as a Project Worker
My experience with EPAfrica forms a critical part of my resume and directly helped me secure a job at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office
The personal development opportunities are vast and it can be a really informative and life-changing experience
91% include volunteering for EPAfrica on their CV. From running support projects during the summer in East Africa, to joining the Alumni Mentoring Scheme or central charity, EPAfrica offers an extraordinary opportunity to grow and learn.
82% agreed that their experience with EPAfrica has helped them to reach life or careers goals
59% agreed that volunteering with EPAfrica has helped go on to get a specific job
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