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 […]


An OLN Christmas in Kenya

  “I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up and was not happy.” – Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), an American novelist and journalist The staff and pupils of Our Lady of Nazereth School in Kenya, warmly wish the community of Holme Grange School, a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. They […]


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.


Big Walk for OLN

“Good things are coming down the road. Just don’t stop walking.” – Robert Warren Painter Jr (1949-), American 20th century poet & artist This afternoon, in beautiful autumnal sunshine, all the children of Holme Grange School took to the muddy paths of Gorrick Woods for the annual Big Walk in aid of the children of Our Lady […]


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.


Charity begins at Holme

“Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.” – St Francis of Assisi (1180-1226) an Italian Catholic friar and preacher We are indeed blessed at Holme Grange School and we take our commitment to charity seriously. As we start a new academic year we consider the different ways that we can Share […]


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.