June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Marathonrunner Hugo van den Broek visited the Netherlands for some weeks. He ran two races and completed a succesful trainingcamp in Bad Durheim (Germany), together with his colleagues from the Dutch team Koen Raymaekers and Olfert Molenhuis. On wednesday July 2 he returned to Kenya, where he will continue his preparation for the European Championships in Zurich. Before departure, he received a cheque of more than 1100 euro from coach Rob Veer. Veer: “This contribution...
March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
The community and the primary school of Kolol lacks almost everything, also study materials. Up to now, the ratio pupils:textbooks was approximately 8:1. In other words; in a class of 24 pupils, on average 21 had no book. You can imagine how hard it is for them to follow the lesson and that it's almost impossible to get good grades. In March Kibet4Kids went to Eldoret, together with two teachers from Kolol for some big shopping. We bought school supplies for more than 2200...
November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
On Monday November 11, Kibet4Kids chairperson Hilda Kibet and her sister Sylvia Kibet (two times silver medal winner at the World Championships Athletics), laid the first stones for Kolol’s new classrooms. Our plan is to finish the first classroom before the end of the year, so that the pupils of Standard 4 can use it and will not be forced to sit outside. Preparations were already done in October; the community of Kolol had worked hard in preparing the terrain of the...
April 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Easter period was used by Kibet4Kids to give out shoes and visit some primary schools. Kibet4Kids recently received more than 100 pairs of brand new shoes from Runner’s World magazine. In the last months we spend time giving out those shoes to children in Kenya. We were also given 30 pairs of ‘The Millenium shoe’, a pair of shoes that was especially designed to ask attention for the Millennium Development Goals, goals that were established by the United Nations...
November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
We are happy to announce that the Dutch Tax Authorities have rewarded us the ANBI status, which means that, in The Netherlands, your donation to us will be
October 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Hilda Kibet and Hugo van den Broek had a meeting with the deputy DEO (District Education Officer) from Keiyo district – one of the districts in Kenya – mister Chemoiywo. He gave them valuable information about the number of primary schools in this district, as well as the number of pupils per school and class. This helps us in determining which schools are most in need of help. Mister Chemoiywo is of the opinion that the main reason for the less number of pupils in high...