Outreach – being the difference


Walks and Cakes for OLN

We are the difference that can make a difference! Our Lady of Nazareth School in Kenya provides primary school age education to approximately 2500 boys and girls, between the ages of 5-13 years old, living in the Mukuru slums. Primary work is centred on the educational needs in the primary sector, preparing the children for […]


OLN Scholarship update

There are 238 candidates who work extra hard in the hope of a scholarship from Holme Grange School. The students who are part of the high school scholarship spend a week at OLN following a mentorship programme in the first week of the school holidays. During this time, different teachers/speakers/counsellors are invited to talk with […]


Life in the slum of Mukuru Kwa Njenga

   Some of the children of Our Lady of Nazareth School in Kenya, have been writing about their lives in the slum of Mukuru Kwa Njenga in Nairobi.  It is really interesting reading about the thoughts and experiences that these children have been sharing about their upbringing in one of Nairobi’s biggest slums.


Walking for the Children of OLN

“We rise to lifting others.” Robert Ingersoll (1833-1899), an American lawyer, a Civil War veteran, political leader, and orator of the United States during the Golden Age of Free Thought Just before half term, the staff and children of Holme Grange School will participate in a sponsored walk after which we will enjoy a festive cake […]


An Oasis of Hope for Mary

The Community of Holme Grange School provide scholarships for children at Our Lady of Nazareth School in Kenya, to further their education. The school is an oasis of hope for the children living in the slum of Mukuru Kwa Njenga in Nairobi.


OLN – Summer update on scholarships

Here is an update on an earlier post about the Our Lady of Nazareth scholarships, that the community of Holme Grange support through their various fundraising activities.


OLN: Supporting children’s learning through Scholarships

Holme Grange School has a longterm commitment to supporting the children of Our Lady of Nazareth School in Nairobi, Kenya. As reported in many previous posts here on the Outreach blog, our fundraising provides resources for food, books, sport kits and scholarships.


OLN: The children’s lifeline

The community of Holme Grange School help to provide support for the children of Our Lady of Nazareth School. The school is a vital lifeline to many children: giving them proper, nutritious food to eat during the school day, providing an education to empower them with skills and knowledge to further their prospects and having […]


The Power of Education

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999 In their recent Bushcraft adventure, the Year 3 and 4 children of Holme Grange learnt that education is not […]