Kids for Kenya
Kids for Kenya - A musical celebration for education. Saturday June 11, 2016. 4-8PM. Westboro Legion Ottawa. Join us in advancing education in Kenya by providing secondary and post-secondary scholarships to students from the Mathare Valley Slum in Nairobi, Kenya.Learn More »
Tenth Anniversary - Call for Volunteers
December 5th 2016 will mark CMETrust’s 10th Birthday! Wow! We are currently looking for awesome people who want to help us plan a whole year of celebration.Learn More »
Join us in congratulating this year's scholarship recipients. These bright minds will be flying Mathare's flag in their respective schools.Learn More »
Canadian High Commission Visit
Canadian High Commissioner David Angell and Canadian Association of Kenya Board Member Danielle Morrissette wait to receive presents from one of our scholars during the August Holiday Program.Learn More »
CMETrust Board of Trustees
Front Row: Victoria Sheppard, Ori Mandowsky, Courtney Mollenhauer Back row: Heather Arnold, Kathie Oginsky on FaceTime, Caroline Kent, Angela Khakali, Consuelo van Beek, Jonathan Yantzi on FaceTime. Missing from photo: Leah Stuart-Sheppard, Jimena Zyzaguirre, Briana HillLearn More »
Advancing education in Kenya, one child at a time
CMETrust’s mission is to advance education in Kenya by providing secondary and post-secondary school scholarships, with funds raised annually, to students from Mathare Valley Slum, Nairobi; and, to raise awareness in Canada about education and poverty in urban Kenya.
CMETrust is currently providing 60 secondary school scholarships, and has 60 alumni. We are also supporting five post-secondary scholars.
CMETrust was founded in 2006 and is an entirely volunteer-run, registered Canadian charity (No. 83906 0720 RR0001) with chapters in Ottawa and Toronto. CMETrust is proud to be a member of the Ontario Council for International Cooperation.
Scholarship RecipientsSince 2007, we have supported nearly 100 ambitious, inspired, promising scholars from Mathare.
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NEW Calendar 2015Mathare in Focus: calendars and photography by CMETrust Scholars
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Field NotesReporting from Mathare, post-secondary student Kate shares her story.
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