kibera ballet

About Us

Project Elimu is a community-driven non-profit organization offering after-school arts education and a safe space to children living in Kibera, an informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya

Learning beyond the classroom

Project Elimu also imparts new skills, knowledge, and information to help young people explore their potential and creativity: who they are, what they think and believe, what they want for their future, which has boosted their confidence and self-esteem.


Empowering young people to grow through adversity

Skilled and empowered young people help stimulate and inspire new ideas that act as a beacon of hope for their communities which are weakened and disempowered due to crippling poverty among other developmental challenges.


Mainstreaming Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Ending period poverty by providing access to safe menstrual products. Tackling gender-based violence encountered by young women and their vulnerability to HIV and AIDs.


Our Mission

To empower children and young people to become contributing citizens and positive influences in their communities by helping them to identify and nurture their talents through participation in co-curricular activities.


Get Involved

The developmental themes that we focus on include: Education, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Diversity. Project Elimu uses a creative and innovative art-based ballet dance approach to address and communicate its developmental messages, a medium that attracts many young people in Kibera.