Two years ago, a digital education resource centre opened its doors in Malindi. The first of its kind in Coast, the Centre is the latest project of Elimu, a registered Canadian charitable organization.
In February 2018, Elimu Resource Centre (ERC) moved to a much larger building with a private compound and swimming pool.
On Monday, June 11, 2018 the new ERC will be officially opened by the Canadian High Commissioner to Kenya, Her Excellency, Sara Hradecky.
The Centre was created to bridge gaps that many children in Malindi are experiencing at school. At the Centre, students find bright conducive study spaces, the educational resources they need in both digital and traditional formats, plus opportunities for leadership, volunteerism and help with employability and entrepreneurship.
Since 2016, ERC has also served adult learners, teachers and business people with affordable work space and internet. In the previous facility, adults and young learners mingled in a single room. At the new location, a separate new co-working space has been established. Another first in Malindi, the Elimu eHub is situated inside Elimu Resource Centre and offers quiet, comfortable and affordable work space for the community, complete with internet access.
Among the invited guests expected at the June 11th event are Kilifi County Governor, H. E. Amason Kingi, the CEC of Education, Professor Gabriel Katana and Malindi’s own, Dr. Anisa Omar, CEC Health. A variety of other special guests from around Kilifi County and as far afield as Nakuru and Nairobi have been invited. The event will provide an opportunity for Elimu to showcase their facilities and services for students and youth. Alumni from Elimu projects will be on hand and students will demonstrate the digital tools which make Elimu Resource Centre a digital hub for learners.
In addition to Elimu Resource Centre, the Elimu team also manages:
Stay in School Project – Helping children, at risk of dropping out, to stay in school.
Elimu Sewing Project – Which saves girls from early marriage and helps them start their own sewing business.
Nyumbani Kwetu Sponsored Home for Children – A project to break the cycle of poverty in the lives of 15 children.
Visit the new Elimu Resource Centre:
Monday – Friday 9 am – 7 pm; Saturdays – 9 am – 5 pm. (Closed on Sundays.)
Daily Fees for Students:
- Primary & Secondary Students ….. 20/= per visit
- Adult Learners (with student I.D.) ….. 150/= per visit (includes internet access)
Elimu Resource Centre and eHub are located at:
Next to IEBC, off Malindi Stage Road, near General Hospital, Malindi
For more information contact: 0700 875 540