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Sawa Education programs focus on equipping children, youths and adults with a solid foundation that will forever empower them to be world changers and global leaders. We do this through our holistic and innovative education approaches. This includes a daily healthy diet, a low teacher to student ratio, girls and boys club, co-curricular activities, STEM, Computer skills, the Arts, spiritual development, social work support, mentorship and leadership development and much more.

Education Programs

Our Education Programs Include:

 YouthHub     SomaSawa      LightHouse Academy 


Sawa YouthHub is dedicated to empowering youths to gain skills that will enable them to end the cycle of poverty in their families and communities. We work to enhance the capacity of underserved youths, girls and young women. We create and mobilize opportunities that gives them equal access to the competitive digital age and market.

YouthHub Objectives:

To give youths access to opportunities for exposure and learning.
To create a girls safe space for creativity, innovation and leadership.
To develop youth leadership and advocacy skills.
To give youths access to formal and informal education.
To empower youths, girls and young women for entrepreneurship, job market, and tech opportunities.


SomaSawa model aggressively intervenes at the right time to close the gaps in education before learners become unsuccessful. We identify the learners’ needs and match that need with the best innovation that can quickly close the gap for the learners.

We leverage resources, partners, community volunteers, education enthusiasts and parents to offer a robust but cost-effective innovation to learners. Hence a fast and effective impact on learners left behind in their education.

Our interventions address gaps in digital skills, literacy, numeracy, STEM, the Arts, life skills and extracurricular activities.

Lighthouse Academy  

LightHouse Academy was designed to provide Holistic Education to children left behind in learning, have no access to education services and the most vulnerable of the community. Girls make up 75% of the school population.

The school has performed exceptionally and graduated many students in the top of their class nationwide. The school offers an international curriculum that is focused on character development, skill development, leadership, extra-curricular activities, computer skills, STEM and the ARTS.

The student to teacher ratio is 12:1. Meals and all school supplies are provided. Parents and guardians are invested at their level of family economic ability. The school has become a hub where many community needs are met.

How to get involved

No matter how you choose to get involved, when you’re a part of the Sawa, the support of generous people like you empowers us to achieve our mission.



Thank you to our generous sponsors.

  • Kenro
  • rafiki
  • Lancaster
  • tsc
  • cultural
  • worship
  • York
  • episcopal
  • water
  • dovetail
  • ubuntu
  • miller
  • sda
  • global
  • ministry