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Back to School 2020 Issue

Dear Friend of ACCES, As we continue to mourn the loss of ACCES co-founder George Scott, we know that life still moves forward, and he would want us to make sure that ACCES remains a force for good in Kenya....

Mid-Summer Holiday Issue

Dear Friend of ACCES, Here in Canada we’re heading into a holiday long weekend, with many of us planning outdoor activities and camping, even with some COVID-19 protocols remaining in place including the ban on gatherings of more than 50,...

Summer Update

Dear Friend of ACCES,As we approach the warmer days of mid-summer, with a tentative, gradual easing of the restrictions and lockdowns underway here in Canada, our Kenyan students are now in the winter rains. Even though easing of some conditions...

July 10 update

Look what you did! Here we are, almost at the middle of July, with COVID restrictions being loosened as our economies re-start and things begin to return to some kind of normalcy. We at ACCES hope that you have...

Facebook Video Premiere

Watch our President and Executive Director report on 2019 Video Premiere COVID-19 has forced us to postpone our usual June Annual General Meeting*, but we still wanted to share what happened in 2019, thanks to your generous donations. So...

Pre-summer Update 2020

Happy Victoria Day long weekend! As we head into summer here in Canada, and a gradual re-starting of our economy, Kenyan students are heading into fall and winter, with many COVID-19 restrictions still in place including travel bans and...

Musa Penda Wanzala

Musa is currently in his first year at Sigalagala National Polytechnic, working on his Diploma in Building and Construction. He was born into a very poor rural family, with both of his parents being illiterate and mostly unemployed, barely...

It’s all about you

You have assisted so many people in dire circumstances as they obtain an education and it’s time for us at ACCES to try to give back to you, even in this small way. we are grateful for all...

Mid Winter Update

Can you believe Spring Break is just around the corner? Can you believe it? Spring Break is just around the corner! Staff in Kenya have distributed all of the scholarship intake advertisements and application forms throughout the catchment area....

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day is this Friday! What are you planning to do? 2020 has started off with a flurry of activity, and we’re already in the process of the annual competitive application process for this year’s new scholarship recipients! Before...