How We Work

SCOPE creates replicable models of school community development. The community agrees to adopt the long-term goals of improving education, health, environment and poverty alleviation through self-empowerment. A School Community Leadership Team (SCLT) is formed, needs examined, plans made and demonstration projects are established on school grounds. For instance, a workshop on the proper planting and care of banana trees preceded the distribution of 100 banana seedlings to 40 schools in Nyamira and Kisii Counties. The seedlings are a part of a tree-farming project sponsored by donors as a way of improving the environment and generating income. SCOPE and the community work together on many projects such as creating a school library, providing clean water for drinking, and water for agriculture and animal projects. We are guided in choosing projects by the priorities and plans made by the community and a long-term plan for the school and community to become self-reliant.

SCLT (School Community Leadership Team) at training, assessing community needs