The NSPSI was initially founded in 1999 to provide flexible, life-long education to the local community. It was hoped this would in turn nurture a necessary sense of self-relian

ce, security and confidence, particularly among the younger generations who, for financial or academic reasons, have been unable to attend a further or higher education institution. At its core, the Institute works on the belief that powerful, successful learning is that which is passed on to others.


The Institute was formally opened in April 2009 by Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya and received extensive local and international press coverage. The opening ceremony has been captured on video, and is able to view below: