News

New Beacon Schools (Tanzania) - May 2017

The Trustees of The Beacon Equity Trust (BET) are pleased to announce that three top Tanzanian secondary schools have joined as partner Beacon Schools to offer The Beacon Scholarship for Schools,

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Leadership Workshop - April 2017

The Teambuilding Workshop was held at the Savage Wilderness camp at Sagana on Saturday 8 April 2017.

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Leadership Workshop - February 2017

The Personal Skills Leadership Workshop was held in Nairobi on Saturday 18th February 2017. The theme was Lateral Thinking & Creativity.

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New Beacon Scholars for 844 Schools - January 2017

Two new Beacon Scholarship for Schools have been awarded to students at Starehe Boys' Centre & School, and Alliance Boys High School.

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Xmas Holiday - December 2016

Beacon University Scholars met and enjoyed a show at a London theatre, outings and community service over the 2016 Christmas holiday.

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Leadership Symposium - August 2016

Beacon Scholars presented their summer Citizenship Projects and Tom Vohya (Founder, Maisha Trust) addressed the Beacon Community.

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New Scholars Dinner - August 2016

Three new Beacon Scholars and their parents met BET Trustees and staff at the New Scholars Dinner in Nairobi.

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New Beacon Scholars - August 2016

Three new Beacon Scholarships have been awarded in 2016, two for the Schools Scholarship and one for the University Scholarship.

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New Beacon Schools - June 2016

The Trustees of The Beacon Equity Trust (BET) are pleased to announce that two top Kenyan 8-4-4 system secondary schools have joined as Beacon Schools to offer The Beacon Scholarship for Schools.

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Leadership Workshop - April 2016

The Teambuilding Workshop was held at the Savage Wilderness camp at Sagana on Saturday 9 April 2016. 

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Leadership Workshop - February 2016

The Personal Skills Leadership Workshop was held in Nairobi on Saturday 20 February 2016. The theme was Public Speaking.

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Trustees Visit - February 2016

The Trustees visited Scholars in their Beacon Schools and met Mentors and Heads.

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Workers Day - November 2015

Joy Lelei, Beacon Scholar at St. Andrew's Senior School & College, organised a 'Workers Day' for all school support staff.

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Leadership Symposium - August 2015

Beacon Scholars presented their summer citizenship projects and Dr Susan Kiragu-Kanayo (Founder, Children in Freedom) and Charles Murito (Country Manager, Google) addressed the Beacon Community.

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New Scholars Dinner - August 2015

New Beacon Scholars and their parents met BET Trustees and staff at the first New Scholars Dinner in Nairobi.

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First Beacon Scholar for University - August 2015

The first Beacon Scholarship for University has been awarded at the University of Cambridge.

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Formation of Beacon Parents Association - June 2015

Parents of current and former Beacon Scholars met in Nairobi and formed a new Beacon Parents Association.

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New Beacon Scholars for Schools - June 2015

Three new Beacon Scholarships for Schools have been awarded in 2015.

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Leadership Day - April 2015

The Leadership Day was held in Nairobi and was focused on younger Scholars because many of the older ones were either preparing for or writing GCSE exams.

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New Beacon Schools - March 2015

The Trustees of The Beacon Equity Trust (BET) are pleased to announce that four world class secondary schools have joined as Beacon Schools to offer The Beacon Scholarship for Schools.

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Trustees Visit - February 2015

The annual visit by Trustees included visits to Beacon Schools, possible new Beacon Schools, and organisations who are considering sponsorship of the Beacon Programme.

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Leadership Day - February 2015

Trustees, Reps, Scholars and Mentors met in Nakuru for a day of leadership activities and networking.

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Major New Donor Sponsors The Beacon Scholarship for University - September 2014

The Trustees of the Beacon Equity Trust (BET) are pleased to announce a new partnership with Nairobi International School (NIS) for The Beacon Scholarship for University.

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Leadership Workshop - August 2014

The annual Leadership Workshop was held at Peponi School from 29-30 August 2014.

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New Beacon Scholars - June 2014

Three new Beacon Scholarship awards have been made in 2014.

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Scholars Day - April 2014

On the 14th April 2014, seven of the Beacon Scholars met at the Climb Blue Sky centre in Nairobi.

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Trustees Visit - February 2014

Beacon Trustees with Scilla Davey visited Beacon Schools in February to meet all current Beacon Scholars and Mentors.

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University Scholarship Launched - January 2014

New undergraduate scholarship launched at the University of Cambridge and The London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Hardship Fund Launched - November 2013

Trustees launch The Beacon Hardship Fund to support parents' share of fees in cases of financial distress.

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Leadership Workshop - October 2013

The annual Leadership Workshop was held at Pembroke House School over the weekend of 5/6 October 2013.

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Scholars Day - August 2013

On Saturday 24 August 2013 current and new Beacon Scholars met for a morning to discuss their summer citizenship activities.

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Scholars Day - April 2013

On 8 April 2013 the Beacon Scholars came together to share time, opinions and challenges.

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Beacon Scholars Attend Junior Round Square Conference - March 2013

Two Beacon Scholars, Joy Lelei and Tunde Muriuki, recently attended the 2013 Junior Round Square Conference in South Africa as representatives of their school, St. Andrew's, Turi.

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Trustees Visit - February 2013

Beacon Trustees Ajay and Antonia Sood's visit to Kenya in February was a great success. Together with Scilla Davey ...

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Beacon Scholars at Fundraiser for Kamili - September 2012

The Kabiru family – Beacon Scholars Kamau and Wambui - won the prize for the most sponsorship raised at The Family Challenge.

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Beacon Scholar Leadership Day - August 2012

On 25 August 2012 we held our first ever Beacon Scholar Leadership Day at Peponi Secondary School...

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