Since we launched Friends of Ngong Road in 2007 many friends and supporters have asked how we will create a financially sustainable organization so we can achieve our mission well into the future. This is a very important question that our board of directors has begun to take tangible actions to address.
As part of our 2013 – 2015 strategic plan, the board authorized the creation of a business based in Kenya to create a stream of income to support our educational mission and also provide jobs for our graduates. Our aspiration is that within five years, one or more businesses will generate at least 25% of our annual budget.[Read more…]