Our Legacy

Connecting Countries is retiring. After 15 years as a charity (an idea that was turned into a foundation and later a non-profit organization), we are sad to announce that Connecting Countries is shutting down. This was not an easy decision. We thank all of our...

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Thanks from Kanguu!

Appreciation from Kenyan Students Providing a 10,000 liter water storage tank at a Kenyan primary school associated with Connecting Countries involves a partnership. The school and Connecting Countries agree to and carry out specific responsibilities. This mutual...

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Guttering Madaraka

Guttering Provides Much Needed Water at Madaraka Primary Madaraka Primary School is located in Ol Joro Orok Kenya. For a number of years their 100,000 litre cement water collection tank was under used. The prime concern was there were never enough funds at the end of...

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Remembering Eric Deys

It is with the most profound shock and sadness that Connecting Countries has learned of the untimely passing of Eric Deys. In addition to being an active member of our Board of Directors, Eric was an exceptionally kind and considerate individual with a strong work...

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World Toilet Day 2018

World Toilet Day (WTD) is on November 19. This year’s theme is Nature is Calling. It is all about nature-based solutions to meet our sanitation needs. Globally, 892 million people practice open defecation; 1.8 billion use a drinking water source that could be...

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Pen Pal Program – Laura Sebben

All the programs associated with Connecting Countries are interlinked. Take for example the Pen Pal Letter Exchange Program. With each letter exchanged, students' global awareness expands, allowing North American and Kenyan students to build friendships and exchange...

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