John L’s story

The story of John L is intrinsically linked with the story of The Red Rubber Ball Foundation. It was during a visit to Mundeku Primary School in 2010 that Neil became aware of the challenges faced by families trying to pay for their children to attend secondary...

Julius’s story

Julius comes from a small village called Emarenyo, in Butere near to our farming project. He began his schooling at Emarenyo Primary School in the nursery and in 2012 he scored 292 out of 500 in the KCPE primary school exams.  Unfortunately he wasn’t able to move on...

John’s story

John is the first born of nine children living in the village of Ebuyonga near Yala in western Kenya. He attended primary school and in 2006 scored 242 points.  Unable to progress to secondary school as his family could not afford the fees, he returned to primary...

School fees – what we pay (and what we don’t)

Our scholarships are designed to allow children from disadvantaged backgrounds to complete secondary school.  We offer to pay their school fees in cases where a child would not be able to attend school without our support.  This money is paid direct to the school...

2021 school fees

The Kenyan Ministry of Education has now announced the fees for the forthcoming 2021 school year beginning in July.  And it is good news. These are 45,000 Ksh for National schools + those located in the major centres of Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Eldoret, Thika...

Exam joy

Despite the 2020 Kenyan school year being severely disrupted by the COVID pandemic, the 23 RRBF sponsored students in Form Four returned to school after six months at home to complete their final year exams in March. From October to December, they had school to...