Author Zachary Fowler

WISER Team Named a National Finalist in 2018 Innovate Kenya Competition

  A team of WISER girls has been named one of only 12 awardees in the 2018 Innovate Kenya competition. Innovate Kenya is a nationwide contest hosted by Global Minimum that invites student teams to propose innovative ideas that solve tangible problems in their communities. The WISER team is being honored for their project, “The […]

“Life-Changing in the Best Way”: A WISER supporter story

Sarah Jannsch’s enthusiasm for the WISER girls is contagious. She first heard about WISER as a young employee at Johnson & Johnson and was immediately hooked. She’s since visited WISER’s campus to spend time with the girls, built a network of engaged Johnson & Johnson WISER Volunteers, and is leading a group back to Muhuru […]

WISER Research Presented in Johannesburg

In 2015, like in most years, WISER hosted a group of visitors on our campus for a few months. Two of those visitors, Savannah Johnson and Madelaine Katz, were working on similar research projects exploring the mental health of girls in Muhuru Bay. Three years later, Savannah and Madelaine still consider themselves WISER advocates, but […]

WISER Girls Fight for their Rights on Day of the Girl 2018

As the world celebrated International Day of the Girl on October 11th, the WISER girls and their teachers were hard at work. In partnership with our friends at Kakenya’s Dream, the WISER team took to the streets to defend girls’ rights and advocate for equal employment opportunities. The event, hosted in Narok County, drew over 600 […]

WISER Holds First-Ever Alumni Day

A group of young women stands in front of the bright blue front gate at WISER. They are dressed in a variety of styles – business wear, handmade dresses, clothing in dozens of different colors, each more vibrant than the next. They have come to campus from all across Kenya; from Eldoret, Nakuru, Nairobi, and […]