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Celebrating Beacon at 20 on 17th June 2023 during Beacon’s its 21st anniversary. Beacon Book – Transformational Love – written and in circulation Execution of the Strategic Plan 2023 -2027 action commenced. The Beacon Education strategic pillar expands to include Junior Secondary school (JSS), which opened its doors to grade 7 learners in January 2023. Construction of the Beacon inpatient hospital to commence


Beacon of Hope 20th anniversary Two grade 8 national (KCPE) exams were held in March and November 2022; the Education sector had to cope with shortened school term with the expectation that all the education content in the syllabus is covered. Social and Economic Empowerment expanded to Kiambu County, Thika sub-county Successful regional learning trip for 4 staff members to Uganda to learn more about WASH activities in schools. Rebranding of the Kindergarten to add a resource center and enhance the classes making them more child friendly. Construction of Junior Secondary school (JSS) started, relocation of the Craft Centre closer to the…


Jenga Kijana initiative addressing sexual reproductive health, mental health and entrepreneurship among the youth. Initiated Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) project in two public schools in Kajiado County so as to improve the learning environment. Beacon of Hope acquired tablets to expand digital learning in the school; Boarding services for grade 8 to increase study time and improve academic performance. HELB partnership to offer BTTI student loans.

Phase two construction is completed and buildings are fully functional. The water borehole is constructed and funded by Blackhawk church and Davis and Shirtliff. Begins set up for 11 youth resource centers throughout Kajiado and Machakos. School of Food and Beverage Management established.

First lady of the Republic of Kenya Lucy Kibaki officiates the launch of the Beacon Crafts and Gift Centre.

First lady Lucy Kibaki and Vice President of the Republic of Kenya George Saitoti visit BOH and officiates graduation ceremony.

Beacon as a Prime

Goal is to expand the medical facility to a hospital status. Overall expansion to new counties and countries. Beacon becomes the prime organization—supporting other smaller organizations as a way of scaling its mission. New location identified (50 acres of land) to expand to a secondary school and college. Both primary school and vocational training college are best performing in all aspects of education and have become the schools of choice in Kajiado and Kenya. BOH continues to prove itself as an excellent example of self-sustainability for comprehensive community transformation; becoming a role model community transformation throughout Africa. Beacon of Hope…


Started maternity, dental unit and expanded vocational training. In addition, new courses were added. Expanded our work with vulnerable children and families to Nairobi, Kibera, Dagorreti, and Kibagare slums.