The Kwarula Society for Kenyan Education (KSKE) is a non-profit organization that promotes the social welfare of children in Kenya through increased educational opportunities, provides financial and other support to children in Kenya in order to enable them to secure an education, provides quality instruction to children through teacher development and individualized learning support and to create a positive learning environment to children in Kenya through improved infrastructure and technology.
To improve educational opportunities and the social welfare of people affected by poverty in Kenya.
Our vision is to provide educational and athletic opportunities through sports by creating a prosperous atmosphere where sports and education are unifying. We aspire to equip individuals and families with the tools necessary to promote this change by giving them access to better education, sports programs, and facilities.
Born in rural Kakamega, Western part of Kenya and raised in the slums of Nairobi. Vincent in his words was one of the lucky ones. A natural athlete with passion for playing soccer, Vincent’s ability saw him rise through the ranks to become a captain of Kenya Breweries Football club and a member of the Kenyan National soccer team, Harambee Stars. He played for the club and national team for eight years, earning 94 caps. He played in World Cup qualifying games in 1994, USA and 1998, France. The Africa cup of Nations in Senegal, East and Central Challenge Cup and Four Nations Cup in South Africa. His talent and ability on the field of play resulted in a college scholarship to America. A two time All America in NAIA and NCAA II, he holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Masters Degree in Education.
The Kenyan Football Federation and United States Soccer Federation licensed Coach can be found inspiring young players in the art of the beautiful game in New York and Connecticut. He is the Athletic Director at Rippowam Cisqua School in NY and a Director of Bedford Youth Soccer club in NY. His love of soccer is equaled by his passion for education. For the last 25 years, with the help of private donors, he has worked tirelessly to create opportunities for children in Kenya. He is an outstanding individual and being able to witness first hand results, serves as the inspiration of The Kwarula Society for Kenyan Education.
The Kwarula Society for Kenyan Education is a non-profit organization that has supported over 950 students with tuition and uniform subsidies and built a classroom and study hall at Shihalia Primary School. It has donated soccer uniforms, accessories, and equipment to over fourteen teams in Kenya provided feminine hygiene products and financial grants to several women’s groups. In 2012 KSKE drilled a borehole in Shihalia which presently supplies clean water to over 3,000 local residents. The electric generated borehole also provided residents with the opportunity to have electricity in their homes and businesses. Vincent’s passion, dedication, and hard work is to improve the welfare of people in Kenya because he believes “Knowledge is Power” and education is a means to rise above adverse circumstances.