Who We Are
What is KULE?
We are an international and non-profit organization registered both in Kenya and Canada. KULE is registered in Nairobi as KULE Foundation International as a non-profit organization, C128008, and in Canada as KULE Foundation Canada as S-56519 under the British Columbia Societies Act.
What do we seek?
- Make a difference in the lives of others.
- Provide a wide range of activities for the participant’s educational experience.
- Promote a sense of awareness of that which separates and yet binds us together as members of the human race.
- Promote good stewardship of the environment.
- Promote a strong sense of empathy and compassion for the underprivileged.
- Provide meaningful and long-term examples of service.
- Provide the individual with a chance to reflect on their own strengths.
- Facilitate the participant’s opportunities to grow as individuals.
- Provide participants with basic opportunities to become volunteers now and in the future.
- Teach, develop, and boost strong leadership skills
- Offer a unique and experience-based perspective on a “world” often radically unfamiliar
- Give the participants a chance for adventure, fun and making friends in a safe environment
What does KULE stand for?
LEARNING EXPERIENCES: We provide transformational and life-changing experiences in Kenya and Uganda to our volunteers, partners and Summer Program participants by working together to make vital differences in the lives of others. We work with villagers on projects of their choosing so we can learn about what is important to their communities.
The word KULE: Our acronym KULE is at the same time a word in Swahili, which means there. Metaphorically, KULE connotes the cultural distance the volunteers, partners and Summer Program participants have to cover so as to experience and understand key issues in the African continent such as poor health, lack of education, sustainability, and poverty. We believe that only after doing so will they become more enlightened citizens of the world.