Creating a Better World Through Education

Hands of Love School is located in Kariobangi, a low-income residential estate in Nairobi, Kenya.  The school provides education, two meals/day, and basic healthcare to over 180 severely economically disadvantaged children aged 3-8.  It was founded in 2008 by Kenyan resident, Terry Little, in order to provide day-care for working families in the community and has grown with those children to a fully recognized primary school.

It is registered in Kenya as a community school registration No. DGSD/KAS/5/4/2010/29, and is also incorporated in Indiana, USA EIN 47-3727631 and registered as a 501(c) 3

Hands of Love is also supported by Direttamente Onlus a non profit registered in Italy.

For just 1$ a day you can send a child to Hands of Love School for a whole year…


Hands of Love has been a leading agent of COVID-19 response in our community. In the period March – August 2020 we delivered food staples directly to our families, gave them food vouchers, and provided learning materials, hand sanitizers, soap, hand washing buckets, face masks and other things, all worth more than US$25,000. 

We are currently providing lunch and to more than 70 children everyday

Support Our Response

The families we work with still need our help. Your support will help us continue providing free meals and keep our children learning throughout this crisis.

Latest Updates

Facemasks Initiative

In April 2020, wearing face masks was made mandatory in Kenya. In the last nine months Hands of Love has distributed over 11,000 masks, an initiative that has been very appreciated by the community.

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