Soma Leo: Covid-19 Update

As with all schools in Kenya, The Soma Leo Academy has been closed since mid-March. While the number of reported cases of Covid-19 remain relatively low, the significant measures taken by the Kenyan Government are essential due to its poor health infrastructure and lack of facilities in rural areas. Pound …

Soma Leo Visit 2020

This short video features the highlights of the recent visit to The Soma Leo Academy by Kevin Collins, Trustee to the charity and representative for its stakeholders. Kevin comments: “Despite the very serious challenges faced by the children on a day-to-day basis, they continue to thrive and enjoy attending the …

Local businesses row to Canada (sort of) in charity Row-a-Fun, raising over £13,000

Local businesses took part in an Oarsome workplace challenge during May to raise funds for The Soma Leo Foundation, an Ipswich-based charity. The Soma Leo Row-a-Fun ran throughout May, and nine teams from six companies in Ipswich and Colchester rowed-it-out to see who could travel the farthest distance (on rowing …

Pupils from The Soma Leo Academy travel to welcome President Barack Obama to Kenya

30 children from The Soma Leo Academy were selected to join an event in honour of President Barack Obama’s visit to Kogelo in Kenya in July 2018. The invitation to attend the event was borne out of a partnership between The Soma Leo Foundation and The Mama Sara Obama Foundation, …

Golf Day 2018

The Soma Leo Foundation Golf Day took place at Ufford Park Golf Club on 4 July. The sun was shining and it was a beautiful day for golf and fundraising. Thanks to the generosity of everyone who took part, we raised a staggering £5,000 on the day. This will fund …