Support the KGSA Dormitory
Help KGSA Welcome the first 40 girls to the dormitory in July 2021!
We are no longer accepting donations on this campaign, but there are other ways for you to support us today!
The Kibera Girls Soccer Academy provides a free holistic secondary education to 130 girls annually in the informal settlement of Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya.
For years the girls have dreamed of a dormitory. In 2015, twenty-six individuals climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro raising money to construct a dormitory and provide safe housing for girls. There were many challenges along the way, but in February of 2020 we finally broke ground on the three-story building. Shortly afterwards, construction halted due to the pandemic, but resumed in December 2020. Thanks to a generous grant from the Girls' Opportunity Alliance at the Obama Foundation, KGSA will welcome 40 girls at the end of July 2021 when the new school year begins. We hope to expand to the full capacity of 80 girls as funding allows.
The dormitory will provide three meals a day and a safe and stable environment for our most vulnerable girls improving their well-being and academic performance. The building will have a school cafeteria and library on the bottom floor with dormitories and study spaces on the top two floors. The rooftop will be a functional recreational area to play soccer, volleyball or basketball.
We still need to raise $30,000 by the end of June to finish the final touches to welcome the first 40 girls at the end of July. Together we can achieve our goal!
- $1,000 for kitchen utensils
- $4,000 for dining tables and chairs
- $10,000 for beds, mattresses, linens and pajamas for 40 girls ($250 per girl)
- $15,000 for a fence and security cameras to keep the girls safe
Check out the architectural drawings here!