Our established nanny and cleaning curriculum equips women with various skills that enable them to secure jobs either as professional childcare givers, house-helps, office cleaners, tea girls or waiters in restaurants.

The training is conducted in collaboration with AMURT and its partners using an agreed curriculum. Students are trained in batches ranging between 20 and 60 students at our training facility in Ongata Rongai which has a capacity of 60 boarding students.
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This training program is for a period of 14 working days and 4 weekend days. Training involves theory and practical training in key areas such as:

  • Childcare
  • child development
  • House-management.
  • Life skills.
  • Sexual and Health.
  • Financial skills and entrepreneurship.
  • Other work-related topics.
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A detailed course curriculum is appended below:

Session Summary
Home Management Theory session:

Cleaning surfaces

  1. Lesson 1: Cleaning the sitting room and bedrooms.
  2. Lesson 2: Cleaning the office and compound.
  3. Lesson 3: Cleaning the Kitchen
  4. Lesson 4: Cleaning bathrooms and toilets.


  1. Laundry – sorting and washing clothes
  2. Removal of different stains and repairing torn
  3. clothes.
  4. Ironing children clothes.
  5. Ironing adult clothes.
  6. Folding and storing of clothes, beddings and other items.
  7. Cleaning and caring for shoes.
Housekeeping Theory and Practicals

  1. Cleaning kitchen appliances and equipment, for example, refrigerator, microwave, cooker and the like.
  2. Operating and maintaining laundry equipment and cleaning machines, for example, washing machines and vacuum cleaners.
  3. Usage and maintenance of living room electronics.
  4. Car wash



  1. Age stages and milestones.
  2. Growth and development of Infants.
  3. Growth and development in toddlers.
  4. Growth and development in children between 3 years and12 years.
  5. Growth and development in teenagers.


  1. Washing, diapering and dressing children.
  2. Massage.
  3. Children and play.
  4. Feeding children.
  5. Putting children to sleep.
  6. Dentistry, Hair care, nail care, ears and nose cleaning
  7. First Aid.
  8. Hanging, folding and storing clothes.
Food and Nutrition Theory and practicals

  1. Menu planning.
  2. Setting the table and table etiquette.
  3. Healthy eating and balanced diet.
  4. Buying groceries and food storage.
Cooking Theory and practicals

  1. Cooking methods (Theory)
  2. Preparing and cooking normal Kenyan breakfast
  3. Preparing and cooking African Lunch meals, for example, Ugali, Pilau, Kienyeji and the like.
  4. Preparing and cooking African dinner meals, for example, chapattis.
  5. Preparing and cooking breakfast accompaniments, for example, Pizza, Samosas and the like.
Sexual and health


Theory and practicals

  • HIV testing

and finance


  1. Saving.
  2. Account management.
  3. Best financial practices.
Life skills Theory

  1. Communication.
  2. Attitude and managing emotions.
  3. Social skills and Building self-esteem.
  4. Personal Hygiene.
  5. Time management.
  6. Decision making.
  7. Self-management.
  8. Conflict management.
Fire and safety Theory

  1. Elements of fire.
  2. Classes of fire.
  3. Types of fire extinguishers.
  4. Actions in case of fire.


  • How to use a fire extinguisher
Mentorship and


  1. Motivational talk by Gloria Muliro.
  2. Visit Fatima Hospital Children’s home and st pauls children home

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Theory sessions are conducted through a physical interaction between the students and tutors in a classroom environment. The practicals are conducted through interactive sessions conducted in a

modern home set-up. Books and other stationery are provided by The Mother Goose Kenya.

At the end of each session above, there is an assessment test and a final general exam is administered at the end of training.

The girls also participate in a number of co-curriculum activities such as Sunday visits to picnic sites and the nearby game park as well as indoor recreational games such as scrabble and cards.

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As part of giving back to the society, the students participate in community work and helping the needy. In the past we have visited childrens homes in ongata rongai, where the students cleaned children rooms, offered laundry services and cooked for the children as well as playing and socializing with the children. For more information, please read more on our community based work. 

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