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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Education, Secondary & High Schools, Student Services

Mission: To increase access to secondary education for children in extreme poverty through merit based scholarships.

Results: Over 160 have gone to high school and some are attending various universities and vocational schools in Kenya while others are working full time.

Target demographics: Pay school fees for poor or orphaned students

Direct beneficiaries per year: 42 students

Geographic areas served: Kenya

Programs: Merit based scholarships.

Community Stories

57 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

My Name is Carolyne. Deborah Amoi Foundation (DAF)came in my life when I lost hope to join high school and later fulfill my dream of becoming a teacher. Having been brought up by my grandmother, who worked in our neighborhood and earned Ksh100 which was not enough to feed a family of 6. I took the opportunity DAF gave seriously and made it to the university , I just graduated this August with a BA in Education. Thank you DAF.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I am SIBYA, and 'm greatfull for being one of DAF beneficiaries. This foundation has really made a great impact on my education. After
primary school education, I had given up on continuing with high school education since I came from a humble background and my parents couldn't afford to pay for my school fees. Fortunately, DAF came to my rescue by sponsoring me with high school education and enabling me get the best education that I had wished for. This has also helped me archive my dream profession of being a nurse.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I,Newtone, is a beneficiary of DAF Schorlaship. I was taken miraculously by DAF when I had given up on joining high school just a day to admission. I finished my High school and now in the medical field. This organisation has given us an opportunity not only in our academic ambitions but also self discipline, team work and group motivation, and fear of God. This is my family! Thank you DAF!

Client Served

Rating: 5

Patrick
Deborah Amoi Foundation (DAF) is among the best NGOs that is fully oriented in uplifting the bright and needy children in our society by empowering them to get high school education in order to eradicate poverty.
DAF sponsored me at high school level when I was almost dropping out of school due to lack of school fees. This enabled me to join University and achieve my dream career of being a professional Accountant. Currently I am working as an Auditor.
More thanks to DAF for the great job they are doing.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I am Kevin, the last born in a family of five children, and I am the only son. My father passed on a long time ago before I was born and he left my sisters at a very tender age. I was born 6 months after his death. My mother struggled with us and since she was unemployed she couldn't afford to raise the basic needs including school fees.
My mother didn't have any cash to take me to secondary school and I was stuck there at home not knowing what to do.
Thanks to Deborah Amoi Foundation (DAF) who decided to offer me full sponsorship towards my secondary school education. I finished high school and joined college to pursue a diploma in civil engineering, and graduated in 2017. I am now working as a senior roads inspector.
I am more grateful to the entire fraternity of Deborah Amoi Foundation for your kindness. Thank you so so much. May God bless you.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Deborah Amoi Foundation (DAF) is the best nonprofit organization. Having been a beneficiary of the same, it helped me realize my goals in life. From a family of six who had no opportunity to join secondary, school, Thanks to the founder, DAF made me become the first to finish high school education. I went to university and now I am a teacher.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Deborah Amoi Foundation (DAF) is the best thing that happened to me ever! When I was hopeless about joining high school, this is the organization that shed hope to me once again. My entire school fees was paid, my school uniform bought and every necessity that I needed at school was catered for. Thanks to this charity, I am done with high school education and I'm also through with my sociology degree at the University of Nairobi.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I'm Vincent, and I'm due to graduate with a Bachelor of Quantity Surveying this year. Despite of my humble background, Deborah Amoi Foundation has been of real help to me. The Foundation sponsored my education and I'm so grateful to them for all they have been doing.
I'm also happy to belong in this family and I will always be thankful to be where I am right now.
Thank you DAF.

Brian K.4

Client Served

Rating: 5

In spite of coming from a humble background stricken with poverty I got to join my school of dream with Deborah Amoi Foundation (DAF) scholarship after passing my primary school exams.Am aproud alumnus of DAF and thanks to them for helping me go through my secondary education journey successfully and am looking forward to being DAF mentor someday in future to my fellow beneficiaries of the scholarship as well as those who are yet to benefit from DAF

Client Served

Rating: 5

I am Zinedine, a second year student at Kenyatta University. I just want to take this opportunity to thank the Deborah Amoi Foundation (DAF) for the support they gave me to pursue secondary education with ease. If it were not for the foundation, I don't think I would have reached where I am today. I am majoring in BSc Education. May God bless the entire DAF fraternity as it continues to Foster education for many needy students .Thank you.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

My name is Elizabeth, a beneficiary of Deborah Amoi foundation,I am always grateful to them, they made my high-school life so smooth, they provide all my school fees, all my needs. They are my greatest support to where I am today, a graduate of BSc. Environment Biology and Health science. Long live Deborah Amoi foundation.

Client Served

Rating: 5

The organization has really helped me transform into a better version of myself. My high school life was swift with no difficulties regarding fees, all I had to do, was sit down and focus on my books. The programs conducted by the organization after closing school played an important role. The coming together activities portrayed the unity in us and showed us that anything can be achieved when we work together as a family. Right now I am in my final year at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Technology pursuing mechanical engineering. I pray to God day in day out to help me reach my dream career successfully and be able to give back to society. I will be forever grateful to DAF's foundation for being the core foundation of my dream life.

Nactari Keya I.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Hi am Nactari,
Deborah Amoi Foundation (DAF) came to my aid back in 2009 and paid my high school fee which I could not raise.
DAF also gave me upkeep money and bought for me school uniforms every year up to form four. I am forever grateful for DAF because without them I could not have become a teacher. May you stretch your arm to reach many not only in Kenya but the whole of Africa.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I did my final primary school exams with no hope of joining high school due to lack of school fees. Fortunately I got in touch with Deborah Amoi Foundation,had an interview and was shortlisted for sponsorship through high school. I was selected for sponsorship. The organisation paid all my high school dues for all the 4 years,there was no day I was sent home for lack of school fees. After high school I joined college. I am currently finished with my studies and working as a full time professional. I'm forever grateful to this organisation. Thank you so much Deborah Amoi foundation.

Suzane malavisuzan

Client Served

Rating: 5

I am one of the beneficiaries of Deborah Amoi Foundation. The Foundation sponsered me in my high school studies to the tertiary level where i attained my Diploma course in Accountancy. Am very greatful for the help the Foundation gave me towards achieving my educational goals, as for now I am working as an Accounts Assistant and helping my siblings to achieve their dream goals. I am not only proud of Deborah Amoi Foundation but very grateful to every sponsorship organisation that makes sure that young generations have achieved their dreams.
Blessings in abundance as you embrace and empower our young generation through education.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I return my gratitude to Deborah Amoi foundation (DAF) for enabling me achieve my goals in life. After completing my primary school Education, I did not have any hope of joining high school since my parent could not afford to pay my school fees.Thanks to DAF I completed high school.Currently I am pursuing a degree in Education and I hope to graduate in December. May DAF live on to continue supporting all the bright students who come from humble backgrounds.

Phylis

Client Served

Rating: 5

My name is Philice and I am a beneficiary of Deborah Amoi Foundation (DAF).
The foundation supported me fully by paying all my high school fees and currently, I am pursing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology at the university of Nairobi. I hope to graduate in December. I urge donors to continue supporting this foundation and help break the cycle of poverty through education.

1 Esther26

Client Served

Rating: 5

After finishing my Primary education, this Foundation helped me fulfill my wishes to further my studies. It helped me join High school, cleared my fees and made sure I was comfortable. Thanks to this Foundation, I passed well in my form four exams and currently in the University studying the course of my dreams- BS in Medical Laboratory Sciences.

Owade Felister O.

Client Served

Rating: 5

My name is Philisters Vidonyi, software developer. I have bachelors degree in mathematics and computer science from Jomo Kenyatta University. Deborah Amoi Foundation funded my education and made me who I am today. I was from a poor family background, my parents couldn't pay my school fees. I thank Deborah Amoi Foundation for making me achieve my dreams.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I am forever grateful for what this great foundation did to me. I was able to go through high-school smoothly since all my school fees was catered for. Currently I'm pursuing my degree in medicine and I always look forward to finishing school and helping others in our society who have lack. Thank you DAF

1 Zepher A.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I am a beneficiary of Deborah Amoi foundation. I completed my undergraduate studies having studied Bachelor of Science in Industrial Chemistry. Thanks to the foundation for having strong confidence in me and helping me to break the cycle of poverty. Long live Deborah Amoi foundation!!!! Currently I’m a volunteer at the foundation.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Words cannot explain how appreciative I am of your ( DAF) gift. I thank you from the bottom of my heart. I look forward to joining the team once I complete my undergraduate education ( Biomedical Engineering ) and return the favor by helping other needy student to break the cycle of poverty through education! Thank you Deborah Amoi Foundation.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Am Silvanos Kagari, a Deborah Amoi Foundation beneficiary. DAF rekindled my hopes for better education that were almost being shut due to poverty. Now am pursuing my degree (BA. Urban and Regional planning with IT). Through DAF, I see a better and brighter future for our lives as DAF family. Thank you DAF.

1 Videnyi

Client Served

Rating: 5

I am honored to be one of the recipients of the Deborah Amoi Foundation Sponsorship. Thanks to your generous support. I have currently completed my degree in computer science and I look forward to joining DAF in breaking the poverty cycle and Putting a smile on other needy cases like they did to me. Thank you so much for having confidence in me.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This foundation is doing amazing work, and they truly believe in their mission. And what a great mission it is —-increasing access to secondary education for Kenya.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The heart behind this foundation is astounding. They do so much to make the world a better place!

Amber F.1

Donor

Rating: 5

I have been giving to this non profit for 3 or 4 years, I think its great that this foundation helps with getting kids the education they deserve.

Jelyn L.

Donor

Rating: 5

An amazing non-profit doing important work in Kenya.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This foundation is making such a huge difference in the lives of local kids who don’t have easy access to education, which is such a crucial aspect of surviving and thriving in the 21st century! I highly recommend the work of the Deborah Amoi Foundation and look forward to seeing how they develop in the coming years!

Donor

Rating: 5

Deborah Amoi Foundation, has a great mission. In midst of all that is happening in the world, this foundation has gone above and beyond to bring hope to children and youth. Thank you for all that you do!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I love the heart of this foundation! Global education is extremely important for the progression of our world and the Deborah Amoi foundation is apart of building secondary education across the globe.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I love this nonprofit. They are doing phenomenal work for kids in Kenya. Such an incredible mission and can’t wait to see what’s to come!

Donor

Rating: 5

Such an amazing foundation with an amazing cause giving hope to young under fortunate children in Kenya!!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I love The Deborah Amoi Foundation and all that it stands for. Not only does DAF work directly with students in the area, but as a result, it helps opens up career opportunities that these students would not have had otherwise. I can't wait to see what the future holds for all the students sponsored through DAF. Definitely learn more about this organization if you are interested!

Suzzie E.

Donor

Rating: 5

This organization does AMAZING work! They are opening doors for young people in Kenya to continue their higher education, which leads to less poverty and a better life. The founder isva beautiful woman who has such a heart for these children. It’s a wonderful non-profit to support.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This non-profit speaks t the heart of what humanity at its core wants to be. Words simply can't describe the impact of this organization's mission. Love it all!

Donor

Rating: 5

Love this organization and am proud of the accomplishments!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I love this mission of this organization. Doing great things in the lives of these students!!

Donor

Rating: 5

I've donated to this non profit. I met Anne who runs this at an event some years back. It's obvious that she really cares about helping students who need it. They are doing great work.

Donor

Rating: 5

Very upright in all their dealings & a great vision.

Donor

Rating: 5

Excellent organization. It is a blessing to support education for children.

Tina M.5

Donor

Rating: 5

This is an amazing organization that gives under privileged kids opportunity for education and I am so happy and honored to be a small part of by contributing a donation every year!!!

Donor

Rating: 5

This is a great organisation which has helped many poor children access education. Many have joined higher institutions of learning and many have secured employment. This will eleviate poverty in the community. Long live Deborah foundation

Minayo E.

Donor

Rating: 5

Deborah Amoi Foundation is an incredibly helpful organization supporting poor and needy but bright kids from rural Kenya attain their goal of acquiring an education. I have been a supporter of DAF and have seen the incredible work they have done over the years, seeing so many kids graduate high school and eventually university having studies great courses that are obviously going to give them a great future.

I would encourage anyone seeking to support a non-profit organization that helps bright and needy children in rural Kenya to consider DAF

Donor

Rating: 5

It is a delight to partner with an organization that you can trust is putting all the money you donate toward its intended purpose. We have 7 grandchildren, and we sponsor one Kenyan student in each of their names. Our kids get education for free, we count it a privilege to help give kids just as worthy as ours a chance for the same. We are happy this excellent non profit came into our lives. We highly recommend them!

Eric S.6

Donor

Rating: 5

A beautifully constructed and effective organization that helps change the lives of those in need. There's no better feeling then to see the results of the donations that you give. I’m proud to have contributed to this blessed organization.

Bonface Shaquile W.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This charity is committed to agenda 4 of the SDGs (quality education), and lives up to its mantra "breaking the cycle of poverty through education" .

Bonface W.

Donor

Rating: 5

As a person who grew up in the village and witnessed poverty first hand, I know what difference this organization is making. By educating a child, you are a catalyst that creates a chain reaction which is capable of lifting a family out of poverty. Indirectly, you influence a village towards that direction. I'm privileged to be a part of this organization.

Christine Mativo

Donor

Rating: 5

This is a great foundation that I would encourage anyone to be part of. It is wonderful to see the smiles of students who have been helped and to know that pursuing education helps improve not only their lives but also that of their families. By supporting them we are changing lives of children who have been given the opportunity to 'live again'. Thanks to the great work the foundation has done and is still doing in Kenya.

Donor

Rating: 5

I have been a supporter of DAF for a couple of years. What is gratifying is knowing that a child who would not have gone to school due to lack of money is able to finish high school, and go onto university. This child will then able to help many others in different ways.
What is also comforting is knowing that 100% of the money I give will support that child in their education.

Anita W

Donor

Rating: 5

The Deborah Amoi Foundation is a wonderful organization that has produced a positive impact on the lives of so many underprivileged youths. I firmly believe education is the path to a brighter future. It promotes self worth, confidence and opens doors to so many possibilities that were thought to be unattainable. I have been a confident donor since the inception of this nonprofit because of its integrity and indomitable spirit. I believe and support its mission and appreciate its values of giving back to the community and being a positive role model for others. What's really heartwarming is the founder was inspired by her mother to start this foundation and has involved her own children to help continue its mission. A family with such commitment and love for their work is a family I am proud to have known for over 25 years!! Please support and donate to the Deborah Amoi Foundation!

Donor

Rating: 5

The Deborah Amoi Foundation does wonderful and important work. As an educator myself, I know how critical education is and what a difference it can make in the life of a young person. I am proud to support DAF. I know the money and goods I donate go directly to where they are needed most.

1 Christopher B.1

Board Member

Rating: 5

I simply wish more people knew 1) how much of donated funds go directly to put Kenyan kids IN SCHOOL, and 2) what an essential task DAF provides in Kenya. I have personally visited many of the DAF students in their schools in Kenya, and seen the work that DAF does. I have seen what a difference education makes in their lives, and also how DAF holds the students accountable for their academic progress. PLEASE give, and please ask others to do the same!

2 Bernita J.

Donor

Rating: 5

Deborah Amoi Foundation has been a blessing to our Auxiliary. We had Sis. Anne to come and speak with our Women's Missionary Union of the San Joaquin Missionary Baptist District Association. We are group of women who have donated for years to a foreign mission project. In 2009, we started looking for a new mission project. Sis. Anne impressed us so much it was an unanimous decision to support the Foundation.

Every year, Sis. Anne sends our Auxiliary pictures and information about what is happening with the Foundation. She is easily accessible to us whenever we call or contact her. We are so thankful to have such a great project to participate with and donate to.

Education means a lot to every woman in our Auxiliary and what Sis. Anne's mother started in Kenya was been a blessing to many and will continue as long as good people continue to give. The more we give the more children who will receive a much needed education in this changing world.

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1 Carol133

Donor

Rating: 5

This organization is making a huge difference in young people's lives, their families and communities!

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Donor

Rating: 5

What an amazing opportunity for these youngsters to receive an education that will help pull them out of the poverty many are stuck in. With out an education most will not be able to succeed. This organization not only gives them a Christian education, but will aid in further advancement into society. It enables and equips them with the everyday skills needed to live daily lives as adults. Thank you for taking an interest in the lives of these youngsters.

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

The Deborah Amoi Foundation has provided educational support for young girls and boys to attend secondary school in Kenya. Most of these young individuals would not have had the opportunity to attend secondary school without the Foundation's support because their parents were unable to pay the tuition required for their ward to attend school.

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