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It is hard to believe that this graduating class marks the third graduating class and the 11th year of the Nambale Magnet School since it opened its doors to the first baby class of 30 three and four year olds. The first baby class is now going into the 11th grade and are all enrolled in high school on scholarship. The trajectory of their lives have been changed by the existence of the Nambale Mag...

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BREAKING NEWS: The results of the Kenyan National 8th Grade exams that determines the future of the students have just been released… The Nambale Magnet School is the number 1 school in test scores in the entire Busia County! Every year since the Nambale Magnet School has grown to the 8th grade it has consistently had the top scores of the region, outperforming itself every year. In 2016 the...

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Jambo! This is a Kenyan greeting, meaning hello! The first term at the Nambale Magnet School (NMS) is coming to an end this week. The school has been in session for the last twelve weeks. We received new learners in January, a record increase since the school began in 2009. We are now at 380 learners and bursting our banks! A great highlight for the period has been the presence of two young studen...

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The First 8th grade graduating class this year was top in the region on the 8th grade standardized test of Kenya. We were able to find scholarships for all of our students! This year’s candidates sat for the test and the results are now in. This is amazing. We exceeded our performance of last year and are the number one scoring school in the region by a large margin. We are not exactly sure yet ...

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VIDEO – Prayasam, an NGO based in India visited the Nambale Magnet School and spent the weekend at the school with learners teaching them life skills, games, songs and dance. The video was taken by the young adults from India working with Prayasam, an organization based in Calcutta offering life skills to young people in India and around the world. The young people have been in Kenya for the...

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At the Nambale Magnet School, emphasis on widening an understanding of the world is important. Many of these students, prior to their entry into the Nambale Magnet School, have not lived with electricity or even owned a pair of shoes. Each year a field trip is planned that widens the children’s worldview. This year the children took a trip to the nearest populated area, the town of Mbita Point o...

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Once a year, the Nambale Magnet School has a tradition of holding a sports day for the learners on either the last Saturday of June or first Saturday of July. This year sports day was hosted on July 2nd and the event drew learners, staff, parents, guardians and two neighboring schools to participate. Learners were divided into 4 groups and given names of wild animals known for their ferocity. Thi...

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Some of our recent graduates are now in High School busy doing amazing things. Alpha and Jackson in the same school and were our top two learners in last year’s KCPE results. Both Alpha and Jackson are doing very well. Alpha recently attended a mentoring program for a week organized by the First Lady in Kenya. Jackson and Joy Lilian, another of the Nambale Magnet School’s top learners ...

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VIDEO – Looking back at the many milestones during the last 8 years at the Nambale Magnet School. Meet some of the learners and staff at the Nambale Magnet School. Tour the campus and see first hand all that we have achieved working together in the last 8 years. Following the great success of the Nambale Magnet School Class of 2016 where sponsored learners were among the highest in the Busia...

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Who does not enjoy being recognized for their hard work? Each year the Nambale Magnet School honors its accomplished students with awards in a number of categories. Learners look forward to the opportunity to be recognized and appreciated for their efforts. The children have reacted very positively to the acknowledgement of their hard work. Many of the sponsored learners are coming from an environ...

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