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2 weeks ago
15 Minutes of Grace

If we were to set a vision for FKK for the coming year and decade we couldn’t do better than to hold onto the words of Maya Angelou in this wonderful poem ‘Continue’...


By Maya Angelou

My wish for you
Is that you continue
To be who and how you are
To astonish a mean world
With your acts of kindness
To allow ... See more

2 months ago

Is anybody travelling to Kenya before Christmas who could take some Christmas presents for 16 youngsters in a Meru orphanage?
If you or any friends are please message us.
Thank you xxx

2 months ago

It will be our last ever Charity Christmas Fair on Saturday here at the house. It would be lovely to see you if you can make it!

2 months ago
Photos from Friends of Kianjai Kenya's post

Back in September we had a productive three days at Mituntu polytechnic preparing a permaculture design plan for the polytechnic. It was a time of whole community participation and we all learnt a ... See more

3 months ago
Photos from Friends of Kianjai Kenya's post

As we await rains in Meru County conditions are very dry. With no crops in the field or food in the village homes, we were happy to support Oliver and Learn to distribute maize to the community. As ... See more

3 months ago
Photos from Friends of Kianjai Kenya's post

We’ve had a real party day here just outside Kianjai with the Special Unit children from Twale, KK Lumbi and Mwanikah. Thanks to the support of the Oliver and Learn team these youngsters have ... See more

3 months ago

Kenya 🇰🇪 What can I say. I am having the most amazing time. Heartbreaking as there is a famine and the children and families I am meeting have such a struggle BUT their hearts are so enormous ... See more

4 months ago

It was a blessing to join with Cantley Church in Doncaster Methodist Circuit to welcome Jonathan as their new Minister. Last nights packed church gave the collection to support the work of FKK and we ... See more

6 months ago

How wonderful to see students from Kunene Special Unit with watermelons grown on their irrigated school farm. Well done Nteere and all the Unit teachers for your commitment to making these Rotary ... See more

7 months ago
Photos from Friends of Kianjai Kenya's post

Over 600 of us shared a great day today at our annual Disability Funday at Kitheo, Tigania West.
In addition to welcoming children and parents from the 14 Special Units across Tigania West,we were ... See more

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Our Activities

Our work spans across three main categories: education sponsorship, developing sustainable solutions to the problem of food supply, and work with the special needs community.
Based at the Rehema Centre we are working to provide outreach services across Tigania West.
Sponsoring students through secondary school to give them a better future.
Finding solutions to improve the food security.

About Us

Friends of Kianjai Kenya (FKK) was started by 3 families, one Kenyan and two British, to enable the people of Kianjai to survive the famine of 2011. For 4 months FKK bought maize and beans to feed a community that was on the brink of starvation.

In October 2011 the rains thankfully came and there was a harvest. Through the challenging time of famine FKK discovered that this vibrant rural Kenyan community has leaders of integrity, creativity and energy for change. Their resources are depleted but the social enterprise and dedication is inspiring. Friendships have been forged which make FKK uniquely placed to work at a grass roots level and to make a significant contribution to change. We see it as our role to work with community leaders to identify sustainable solutions, and to channel resources which will enable them to realise their vision and chart their future.

To follow our story year by year do read our annual reports →


Some of the fantastic people and organizations we work with to deliver on our cause.


Your assistance remains one of greatest thing that ever happened in my life. I remain grateful and feel lucky to have been chosen as one of the recipients of this great opportunity. It’s something that I find myself appreciating every single day of my life. It has given me more zeal and motivation to work harder.


Sponsored Student

The FKK special needs soccer program focuses on inclusion, socialisation, fun and developing a love of the game. Parents are expressing their happiness for the positive change in their children’s life and behaviours.


Special Needs Teacher and Football Coach