Welcome To Hilde Back Education Fund

The Hilde Back Education Fund, (HBEF) is a Kenyan charitable organization that provides financial support to bright children from poor families to enable them get education at the secondary school level. HBEF’S focus is promotion of education as a fundamental human right.


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News on April 4, 2017

Rwandese girl with a dream

Rwandese girl with a dream

Education is a human right! It should be accessible to all and at the same level. Sadly this is not a reality in Kenya and most of Africa but it will change...there is hope. A Rwandese teen has already edged out her part in this. Read the article to ... Read more

News on March 29, 2017

Upcoming BMSV

Upcoming BMSV

The first school break is coming up for the 2017 school year. It is always an exciting time for us at HBEF as we get to hear from the students how the new year has been and what is different in their new classes. It is also an exciting time as we get... Read more

News on March 21, 2017

2017 Kajiado Home Visit

2017 Kajiado Home Visit

As part of the recruitment process, HBEF does beneficiary home visits to ascertain that the students are indeed from needy backgrounds as that is one of the key issues the organization looks at when seeking to recruit students each year.Last week, 3 ... Read more

News on March 16, 2017

Anne Kangethe's story highlighted

Anne Kangethe's story highlighted

There is a saying..."If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together" and so it is in development and especially education. We are proud to note that one of our former beneficiaries - Anne Kangethe is now pursuing a cou... Read more

News on March 7, 2017

Kimani Shining!

Kimani Shining!

HBEF is so proud to have a larger and larger group of secondary graduates who go on to do great things. ''My 2nd article of the semester is up on the NU Talon. Please read and let me know what you think. Congratulations to Micah Lorenz, Alex Lee, a... Read more

News on March 3, 2017

Nairobi November BMSV

Nairobi November BMSV

November Nairobi BMSV as the students write letters to their sponsors and watched the film 'A small act'. Many of them commented that the film reminded them of how they had received their scholarship and how much hope it had given them. Read more

News on February 24, 2017

Kiambu 2016 BMSV

Kiambu 2016 BMSV

Kiambu County Beneficiary Monitoring and Support Visit in December 2016 where the students watched 'A small Act' film. HBEF hopes that the film has a great impact on them and that their success stories will also be told and celebrated one day. Read more

News on February 22, 2017

Changes in the Kenyan Education Sector

Changes in the Kenyan Education Sector

The Kenyan education sector has seen a lot of changes and there continues to be more developments to clean up the system. It is quite a bold move by the Education Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang'i but quite welcomed as you can read below. https:/... Read more

News on February 15, 2017

Valentines Message from Chris Mburu

Valentines Message from Chris Mburu

Happy Valentine's Day, Ms Hilde Back!!! From me and all the children in Kenya whose lives you have changed forever! Enjoy the day, and also enjoy the special calendar produced by the Hilde Back Education Fund, the Kenyan charity named after you (www.... Read more

News on February 13, 2017

Zawadi Africa Scholarships 2017

Are you a girl who has completed her secondary school in the 2016 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE)? Did you get an A or A-? Do you demonstrate leadership qualities e.g. in school as a prefect, in the community, church, leadership... Read more

Success Stories - The power of a small act


Phares Okoth
A former student at Homabay High  School was admitted to pursue a course in Medical Laboratory Science and Technology at the University of Nairobi. He says he is sure that with the education he is getting now, it will see him through more achievements in the future like opening up a laboratory that is standardized for specimen examination and research.

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Hilde Back Education Fund
P.O. Box 14741-00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Tel:  +254 20 4442961, Cell: +254 700 429552

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