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    Early in 2018, MCEDO was proud to receive a visit from the Travelling Telescope. Great fun was had by all the students. A short presentation with Q&A’s was provided by the CEO and then children were allowed to look through the small telescope to see the sun. Later in the day, as darkness fell, a larger telescope was set up in order for students to look at the moon which is shown in the photos.
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Who are we?

Mathare Community Education and Development Organization (MCEDO) is a Community Based Organization (CBO Reg No. 805) operating in the heart of Mathare slum, the second largest slum in Kenya. The organization was founded in 2000 and registered formally in 2001.

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Malazi Project

Malazi is Swahili word meaning accommodation. This project is designed to manage congestion in the centre through provision of additional Shelter(space).  MCEDO’s target beneficiaries have been mainly the highly disadvantaged children and youth in the community...
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Why we do what we do.

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To be the leading institution in teaching, training, equipping and empowering Mathare youth to enable them lead productive lives.


To empower Mathare Youth by creating Education, Income generation and Talent Development opportunities through strategic partnerships

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