Our Impact

Karimu currently works within a relatively small area, but has made a huge impact there.

Average income tripled

Within five years, average income has tripled for those families belonging to the microlending group established with seed money from Karimu.

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Student performance improved dramatically

Pass rate on the national exam to qualify for secondary school has consistently become far higher every time Karimu rebuilds a school, in some cases, tripling such a rate.

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School enrollment grew 250 percent

Enrollment at Ufani Primary School has grown by 250 percent thanks to new school facilities, a bridge across the local river to facilitate access and better sanitation.

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Health improved

By constructing a health clinic that serves the broader area, educating the midwives, and bringing clean water to the community, health improved drastically. To give one striking example, absences at Bacho Primary School have fallen to 31 percent of their previous level since Karimu funded the provision of clean water to the school in 2015, thereby reducing dramatically the instances of waterborne illness.

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Our Impact

Karimu currently works within a relatively small area, but has made a huge impact there.

Average income tripled

Within five years, average income has tripled for those families belonging to the microlending group established with seed money from Karimu.

back to the top

Student performance improved dramatically

Pass rate on the national exam to qualify for secondary school has consistently become far higher every time Karimu rebuilds a school, in some cases, tripling such a rate.

back to the top

School enrollment grew 250 percent

Enrollment at Ufani Primary School has grown by 250 percent thanks to new school facilities, a bridge across the local river to facilitate access and better sanitation.

back to the top

Health improved

By constructing a health clinic that serves the broader area, educating the midwives, and bringing clean water to the community, health improved drastically. To give one striking example, absences at Bacho Primary School have fallen to 31 percent of their previous level since Karimu funded the provision of clean water to the school in 2015, thereby reducing dramatically the instances of waterborne illness.

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