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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

AFG Fall 2018 Update

BOARD MEMBERS VISIT GATOTO In early September, AFG board members Javade Chaudhri and Stuart Kerr visited Gatoto. Javade (seen above) offers these thoughts about their visit. Stuart and I visited Gatoto Continue reading

AFG Summer 2018 Update

UNPRECEDENTED REGIONAL FLOODING TAKES TOLL ON GATOTO SCHOOL SUPPORTERS RESPOND QUICKLY AND GENEROUSLY Unrelenting rains are disrupting countless lives across Kenya. Tens of thousands are displaced; roads major and minor are Continue reading

AFG Spring 2018 Update

MATCHING GIFTS CAMPAIGN BOOSTS FUNDRAISING With the help of an anonymous donor, American Friends of Gatoto raised a record $109,000 in the last quarter of 2017. The total reflects the Continue reading