Kakenya founded Kakenya’s Dream to educate girls, end harmful traditional practices, and uplift her community. In 2009, the Kakenya Center for Excellence boarding school opened doors, serving 30 students. Today, Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya reaches thousands of young girls and community members each year through the holistic, and girl-centered programs she pioneered at Kakenya’s Dream.
Common Good is a special initiative of Newman’s Own Foundation to help encourage philanthropy on a global scale by highlighting the wonderful, purposeful pursuits of charitable organizations, individuals, businesses, and others, acting on behalf of the Common Good and making our world a better place for all. Created and curated by the media company Narrative Content Group, the site provides a platform to share stories from a large and wide-ranging group of contributors with a diverse group of site visitors at no cost. Newman's Own Foundation paid for the site’s development and underwrites its annual stewardship.