Alekii Centre, Kenya

Serving community with Passion

Alekii Centre is a Community Organization that offers integrated community activity with incorporated orphan programme with strong development vision in Rusinga Island, Kenya. We basically provide early childhood education with a focus on satisfaction of basic needs.

Alekii Development Group comprises of the youth and the old both male and female who have joined hands together through a participatory approach to realize their own problems while thinking globally and acting locally. Our main motivation is drawn from the desire for engaging different individuals to be united together for their own development other than being dependent upon external parties for solutions.

The group supports: Orphans and Vulnerable Children (O.V.Cs) by providing a feeding program and general education (primary education) on contagious issues such as HIV/AIDS, Drug and Substance Abuse, Hygiene. Volunteers normally takes part in farm work that include land preparation, community work, class teaching, sports, Feeding program for the orphans and vulnerable children, construction work, garden preparation, keeping watch over the donkey, goats and cows. 


About us

Organization Profile: Alekii was started in 2009 and is community project registered with the Kenya government through the ministry of Social Services as a community Self Help Group. The organisation is offering Education project to offer basic education to the orphans and vulnerable (needy children) who could not afford the costs of education in other schools and is yet to attain it's fully fledged registered charitable children's institution.  Most of the children are orphans who lost their parents due to HIV/AIDs and Malaria, both of which are rampant in the Suba District, where we operate. It is a part of the community development project, working closely with other groups from the community.  Alekii hopes to provide education for anyone who wants to learn and help change the world, whether locally or on a larger level.

Alekii Academy is a kindergarten project with incorporated orphan programme and community development visions in Rusinga Island, Kenya. We basically provide early childhood education with a focus on satisfaction of basic needs. We provide shelter, social, and educational care and work on a creation of identity awareness through cultural exchange. We plan in future to deal with water, sanitation, solar, sustainable energy, non formal adult education and for disabled/challenged children, and library, though currently our resources are very small.

We are a Development Group comprises of the youth and the old both male and female who have joined hands together through a participatory approach to realize their own problems while thinking globally and acting locally. Our main motivation is drawn from the desire for engaging different individuals to be united together for their own development other than being dependant upon external parties for solutions. The group supports: Orphans and Vulnerable Children (O.V.Cs) by providing a feeding program and general education (primary education) on contagious issues such as HIV/AIDS, Drug and Substance Abuse, Hygiene. Volunteers normally takes part in farm work that include land preparation, community work, class teaching, sports, and Feeding programme.

  How can I get involved?

    Donations:  Click the Paypal donate button below.  Any money that you donate, however small to you, goes a very long way in improving the lives of the children.

    Material support: Our school needs learning materials like pens, books, playing gears, clothes, crayons etc. If you are in apossition to mail us these, we will be grateful. You can post them to; Coordinator, Alekii School, P.O Box 56, Mbita 40305, KENYA. Tel: +254725213873

    Volunteer Work Camps:  Our three week Volunteer Work Camps are a great way to travel to Kenya, experience African culture, and help the children directly.  Visit the Work Camps tab at the top of the website.

    Extended Volunteering:  If you would like to volunteer for an extended period of time (More than three weeks, outside of the work camp), please send an e-mail to [email protected]

Orphans and Vulnerable Children Support Program.

Giving you an opportunity to adopt and be a brother/sister or a father to the less fortunate children by supporting the child and the family monthly

Education Programme

The Alekii School offers free education to over 100 orphaned and vulnerable children in Rusinga Island, Kenya

Eco Tour Safaris

The Alekii School offers free education to over 100 orphaned and vulnerable children in Rusinga Island, Kenya

Volunteer Programme.

Our volunteer programmes are fantastic as they give you an opportunity to learn and bring a change in the lives of many...

H. E. L. P. I. N. G Programe 

By Providing Hope, Education,  Love and Protection through Inspiration Goals (HELPING) programme, we aim to support young orphans at Alekii to respond positively and enjoy their basic needs 

D. I. S T. A. N. C. E. S Programme

Through  Direct Support To A Needy Community Under Emergency Situations (DISTANCES) we do normally respond to emergency cases within the community by giving social support and technical advise with the help of ther stakeholders.