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It’s Time to Meet Anne!

Attending university was a dream come true, but she could not afford the tuition and fees.Anne Khalemesi is a grateful ACCES scholarship recipient and graduate. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Kibabii University in December 2019....

My Story: by Esther Ayuma Imbega

Working towards an ACCES scholarship provides hope to many young women who struggle with poverty in Kenya. Esther Ayuma was born into a family of six in Kakamega County, Central Kabras, on March 27th, 1999. Her father and mother...

My Story: by Tom Oguro

Tom Oguro will graduate from Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology in June 2021 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce I am Wanjala Tom Oguro, the son of Albert Ojiambo and Sifirosa Sere. I was born on July...

News for Donors

Announcement We are happy to share an important staffing change to the leadership of ACCES following the departure of Dale Albertson as the Executive Director. On behalf of the ACCES Board, I want to thank Dale for his important...

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...