🇰🇪 Kenya

Keep up to date with stories and insights from our programs in Kenya, and the impact your giving is making.

About the country

Kenya is a large East African country with a population of approximately 54.9 million people, the majority of whom live in urban areas. The current median age in Kenya is 19.7 years. Although Kenya is the 47th largest country in the world in terms of land mass, it is only 140th in terms of population density.  Nairobi is the capital and largest city. 


Kenya has a diverse population with several groups spoken languages, including Kukuyu, Luyha, Luo, Kalenjin, Kamba, Kisii, Meru, and others. English and Kiswahili are among the common official languages used. According to UNESCO, 74% of Kenyan children achieve minimum proficiency levels in mathematics at the end of primary school, as compared to only 47% in reading. 

Our programs

The Age of Learning Foundation offers one program in Kenya currently. Our Educational TV program helps children build discover their learner identity as they explore the world around them. 

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