Mount Kenya Academy Donation

Mount Kenya Academy recently donated 250,000 Kenyan shillings and various food items to the County Government of Nyeri to help families facing starvation in the county.

International Literacy Week

The main theme for this year’s International Literacy Day was ‘Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces and was an opportunity to rethink the fundamental importance of literacy learning spaces to build resilience and ensure quality, equitable, and inclusive education for all

Student life at Mount Kenya Academy

Our students share their experience at Mount Kenya Academy. They talk about the academic, extra-curricular and every other bit that make this school their school of choice.

Kenya International Cello Festival – Our Experiences

On May 30th 2022, we had the honor of hosting the Kenya International Cello Festival. We had the privilege of learning from and playing along with world-reknown cellists like Robert Howard and Rebecca Merblum.
It was an exciting moment for the cellists in our school and their teachers as they put their abilities and training to practice.

The Kenya International Cello Festival, May 30th 2022

Mount Kenya Academy was excited to host the Kenya International Cello Festival on May 30, 2022. The Festival brought together cellists from the Unites States of America to collaborate and perform throughout Kenya in May 2022.     The Kenya International Cello Festival is a cultural and educational initiative that will foster global understanding between […]

WITHOUT REGRET: My Journey from 8-4-4 to IGCSE

WITHOUT REGRET: My Journey from 8-4-4 to IGCSE​ Mount Kenya Academy only admitted students to the IGCSE curriculum in Year 9 until recently when doors opened to younger scholars in Year 7 and Year 8. This development couldn’t have come at a better time for me. I was in 8-4-4 and working hard to score […]


MY BATIAN’S VIEW EXPERIENCE Batian’s View Experiential Center is an amazing place to be when you are not loaded with the burden of books. At Batian’s, there are a series of obstacles and challenges. All my life I have always had the strange urge to do risky things. There is something about adrenaline that makes […]

MKA has been a home away from home​

MKA has been a home away from home Mount Kenya Academy has been a home, it has taught me to love, to be compassionate, be a leader, a servant, and many more. It has provided us with opportunities to nurture our abilities through the various programmes and activities, including the Micro-finance programme, a program that […]


Half a decade confession 5 years in Mount Kenya Academy has taught me a lot, from self-discipline to personal responsibility that I have now fully achieved. I have learnt skills that improved my self dependance level. I have truly had an amazing experience in Mount Kenya and can only wish for everyone else to have […]


I saw a tree by the riverside one day as I walked along, Straight as an arrow and pointing to the sky, Growing tall and strong. “How do you grow so tall and strong?” I said to the riverside tree, This is the song that my tree friend sand to me. Refrain I’ve got roots […]