Newark Rotary Supports Education in Kenya

The Rotary Club of Newark has announced its intention to provide private school funding for a student in Kenya for a four year period. The Club will work with the Rise to Shine Education Foundation, located in that country. Private school education is vital in Kenya; public school attendees are often denied the opportunity to complete their studies and to graduate. East Orange Rotary is sponsoring a second student.
The foundation is governed by a board of directors, with daily operations conducted by Executive Director Emily Bakhitah Akoth Otieno and volunteers. Donors are provided with semi-annual reports on fund utilization and the information on the positive impact the program has on the participating children. In announcing the Rotary Club’s intention, President Joseph Marino stated, “Not only are we doing good things in and around the City of Newark, but we are also helping people around the world in keeping with our premise of Service Above Self.” For more information on Newark Rotary visit their website at

Newark Rotary Supports Education in Kenya...