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2016 Recruitment

In the last two weeks, we were able to go to the 5 counties we shortlisted from and conduct interviews with various relevant county authorities. We have since then completed the recruitment process and all the students have now reported to their respective schools with their first term cheques. Thank you so much to all who have sponsored a child in 2016!

Last Updated on Friday, 12 February 2016 11:32

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2016 Sponsor Shortlisting

Sponsor application forms for 2016 beneficiary applicants were received on Monday and Wednesday and today we complete the shortlisting process in preparation for interviews in the various regions next week. We are still accepting new sponsorships, please do not hesitate to contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or click on 'Call for 2016 Sponsorship' to learn more.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 April 2016 13:10

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Shortlisting for 2016 Sponsorship

The application forms are now back in the office as the deadline was last week Friday. We will begin the shortlisting process tomorrow ans through the week. Interviews in the specific regions will then take place next week. We still have spaces for new sponsors; Please partner with us to give bright but needy children access to education. Please click on the 'Call for 2016' link above to sponsor a child.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 April 2016 13:11

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Call for 2016 Sponsorship

Happy New Year! We at HBEF hope that 2016 will be an amazing year for each one of you. The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (K.C.P.E) results were released on 30.12.15 and we have requests already streaming in for scholarship. Please partner with us to give bright but needy children access to education. Please click on the 'Call for 2016' link above to sponsor a child.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016 07:27

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Happy Holidays!

The HBEF board and staff members wish each one of our sponsors, supporters, beneficiaries and their family members a Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2016!

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 April 2016 13:14

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Beneficiary Monitoring and Support Visits

As the Pope arrives in Kenya for his first ever visit to Africa this evening, we welcome him and wish him a fruitful and blessed stay. We are on the final touches for our tri-annual Beneficiary Monitoring and Support Visit that begins on Monday 30th November and we pray for journey mercies for all our students and great sessions. During the sessions we get to motivate them through our PSS sessions, we also find out how the last term was, we analyze their performance from the last term and they fill in action plans on what and how to improve in the next term and they get to write thank you letters to their lovely sponsors. Thank you to our sponsors for your support throughout the 2015 Academic year. Please do sign up to sponsor a child in 2016 and let us change a child's life together.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 November 2015 04:41

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Best wishes to the 2015 KCPE Class

The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination(KCSE)ended last week after a month of exams. We thank God with our 167 candidates who were sitting the same and look forward to celebrating their success results next year in February. It has been a great 4 year journey through secondary school. A big thumbs up to all our Sponsors for making this happen.

As the 2015 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education prepare to sit their exams this week, we send them our very best best wishes and pray that they do well as we hope for a very strong 2016 class.

Please do sign up to sponsor a child in 2016 with us. The links are at the top of the page.

God bless you all

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015 07:23

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October 21, 2015 - Purple Cake Day in Kenya

Dear HBEF Friend

The Rose of Sharon kindergarten kids are joining HBEF in celebrating Purple Cake Day in Kenya on October 21, 2015 by raising money to support the 15th child. Please fill in to their basket and join the kids helping kids in Purple Cake Day ( by donating any amount on this link: and leaving a comment in the box provided to let us know that it is for Purple Cake Day 2015 in Kenya.

P.S:  No amount is too little!
Thanks, we value your partnership


Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 October 2015 07:04

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Help Kimani finish college

kimaniIts with gratitude and a lot of appreciation that I take time to write this to all of you. It has been a while since I said what is going on with me. I have been up and down praying and putting all my plans before God who is the provider to all of us. It is He who has made this happen and I believe that He still has a lot to come for everyone and I. Thank you so much to everyone who have donated, shared and prayed about my story. I believe that together we can do this. I am almost having enough money for next semester and Yay! There is light at the end of the tunnel. Please keep sharing and praying.

Click Here to Help Kimani Finish College

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015 11:53

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Our 2014 Form Four Candidates Performance


Our 2014 Form Four candidates performed remarkably well in their Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination. The Kenya University and College Central Placement Services recently announced the cut off mark for Public University Admission as grade B of 60 points for boys and grade B- of 58 points for girls.

Out of a total number of 104, 73% did qualify for Public University Admission. A further 22% who scored C+ and above also qualified to join alternative university programs. The rest 5% may choose to undertake diploma courses.No student scored less than a C-. We wish all of them the very best as they continue with their higher studies.

We are happy to have enabled them to come this far. We look forward to even greater results with our 169 candidates who will be sitting for their final exams at the end of the year. A big thank you to all our sponsors..






Have qualified to join Public University



Have qualified to join Public University



Have qualified to join Public University



Have qualified to join Public University



Admission to Public University depends on cut off marks yet to be released. Can join private university or Public University as private sponsored students



Can join private university, public university as private sponsored students or pursue Diploma Course



Can Pursue diploma Courses



Can Pursue diploma courses

D+ and below





Results for 1student not yet available.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 May 2015 12:03

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"A Small Act" Documentary

smallactdocumentaryA documentary film that focuses on the work of HBEF has been nominated for "Best Documentary" in the Emmy Awards. The film has also made a successful debut on the world stage, with popular appearances at key film festivals in America, Europe and the Caribbean.  The Film is titled ‘A Small Act’. Please watch the trailer here


Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 May 2015 12:24

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