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Shaping the Future of Mental Health in Africa & Beyond

In Kiswahili, "shamiri" means "thrive." The Shamiri Institute aims to provide at-risk, low-income adolescents with "a chance to really achieve their life outcomes" and flourish. Its evidence-based, data-driven interventions are designed to help teenagers nurture and draw upon character strength.

The Shamiri Institute hopes to shape the future of mental health in Kenya and beyond by making care affordable for all; personalizing care to an individual’s needs and circumstances; and integrating its programs with existing systems of caregiving and community life with the help of a grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation.

08:33 | 2022

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