October 15, 2015 Ahtur Yatsiliel

Elimu Nyumbani participated in the last Inspirekids expo held on 19th and 20th September, 2015 at Ngong Racecourse. Many new parents go to know more about homeschooling.

November 29, 2012 Ahtur Yatsiliel

BACKGROUND The Basic Education Bill is a final product of almost 16 previous versions emanating from the Task force report on the realignment of the education sector to the constitution (2012). The bill is informed by a desire to not only address the disparities in education but curb parental neglect to take children to school. The Bill borrows heavily from American philosophy of Education (John Dewey) as well as combination of legal terms from various international laws and agreements that Kenya has ratified. The bill exhibits the global threat that marriage and family face today i.e. disguised within so called…

August 31, 2012 Ahtur Yatsiliel

Crossing to Conquer Transformation Center is a Christian day care center in Kibera, Nairobi. It is run by a couple Kenneth and Beatrice Migasha. They take care of 34 children on a daily basis aged between 2 and 12yrs. The parents of these children drop them at the center every day, go to work and pick them at the end of the day. The school aged children do not attend school. Some parents pay a small fee but many do not. The children are fed and receive a basic education from Beatrice and her team of 5 teachers and 2…

July 9, 2012 Ahtur Yatsiliel 1Comment

Welcome to Elimu Nyumbani (Home School) in Kenya. Our goal is to build educational centers in low income areas that will serve as a resource to students; returning students and parents interested in home-schooling concepts. In these centers, we will teach basic remedial skills such as reading, writing, mathematics, life skills and equip parents to participate more in the education of their children. We also aim to empower parents to take control of the education of their children to help them reach their full potential in life.

January 22, 2012 Ahtur Yatsiliel

Throughout Africa the public school systems struggle to meet the demands of its school-aged population. Home schooling provides the perfect opportunity for those student to get the education they need to become productive citizens and benefit their community.     ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION POLICY The policy on alternative education applies to children, youth and adults. It addresses the education and training needs of the learners as guided by the spirit and vision of key education documents. The policy articulates the principles, goals and guidelines for children, youth and adults in four broad categories: Alternative provision of primary education for school age…

January 22, 2012 Ahtur Yatsiliel 1Comment

Parents are the first teachers; they provide the moral and social skills necessary for a viable community. Studies have shown that when parents are empowered then their offspring have a better chance of reaching their full potential. Elimu Nyumbani offers training to parents on how to home school. Below are answers to some of the questions parents have been asking us. 1.Is home schooling accepted legally in Kenya? Yes, homeschooling is legal but there are no specific laws for or against it. it is covered broadly under the Alternative Education Policy which is recognized by the Ministry of Education. 2….

January 22, 2012 Ahtur Yatsiliel 1Comment

Every child wants to learn; it is fundamental to the growing process. Our responsibility is to give hope to those developing minds that they can aspire to achieve greatness.