AFG May 2020 Update

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS DEEPENS Gatoto school and the surrounding Mukuru slum face a growing threat from COVID-19. Though that threat is similar to that faced around the world, the school, its neighborhood, Continue reading

AFG April 2020 Update

GATOTO UPDATE: COVID REACHES KENYA The coronavirus reached Kenya in early March, when seven cases were discovered. On March 15, 2020, the Kenyan national government ordered the closure of all Continue reading

AFG March 2020 Update

AMERICAN FRIENDS OF GATOTO ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS In February, the board of AFG expanded with the addition of three accomplished new members. Together, they bring a diversity of experience, Continue reading

AFG January 2020 Update

NEW CLASSROOM CONSTRUCTION PROJECT BEGINS After more than two years of preparation and fundraising, Gatoto is replacing its decades old sheet metal classrooms with a two story masonry building. Gatoto Continue reading

New Aerial Video Offers a Unique View of Gatoto

In January 2019, AFG captured aerial footage of Gatoto and its surrounding neighborhood.  The images speak for themselves. Continue reading

AFG November 2019 Update

GATOTO FUNDRAISING EVENTS MULTIPLY A total of five Gatoto fundraising events took place in the US in October. Three American Friends of Gatoto receptions were hosted on the East Coast--in Washington, Continue reading

AFG Fall 2019 Update

GATOTO LEADER AND ALUM TO VISIT IN OCTOBER American Friends of Gatoto is delighted to announce that Gatoto head Betty Nyagoha is visiting the States in October.  For the first Continue reading

A Testimonial from Wayne Levenfeld

September 13, 2019 To:  Stuart Kerr  From: Wayne Levenfeld Re: Our visit to Gototo My wife and I and several friends recently returned from a 3+ week trip to Africa, Continue reading

AFG Summer 2019 Update

AFG PARTNERS WITH LOCAL GROUP AND GATOTO TEACHERS IN NEW EFFORT TO KEEP GIRLS IN SCHOOL A fact of life for all women, menstruation can be a difficult challenge for Continue reading

AFG Spring 2019 Update

GATOTO CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY Gatoto Primary School started offering classes on January 24, 1994. With the beginning of the 2019 school term, Gatoto marked its 25th year. During those intervening years, Continue reading

AFG December 2018 Update

We have done much for some of the world’s poorest children. With the help of its generous supporters, Gatoto Community Primary School achieved noteworthy gains in 2018, its 25th year, Continue reading

Reflections on Our Gatato Visit in July of 2018

Dear Friends of Gatato, I would love to share my family’s story about our visit to Gatato this past July. My husband Ken and I met Betty Nyagoha when she Continue reading