News & Events

Fall 2015 Fundraiser

We're planning a Fundraiser for Fall 2015! Contact us if you'd like to be part of the planning team.

May 27th, 2015|Events|

April 26th 2015 – Bread & Roses Concert to Benefit JAMS!

Exciting News! All donations received at the Bread & Roses Concert will go twice as far! An anonymous donor has generously offered to match ALL donations made to JAMS through the concert...

April 15th, 2015|Events|

Our Youngest Donor Ever!

Chelsea hand delivered her donation to Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls to Diana Swanson, President of Friends of JAMS. She also kindly gave Diana a drawing which is now proudly displayed in Diana’s office. Chelsea’s mother explains how this all came about...

March 17th, 2015|News|

Bread & Roses Spring Concert to Benefit JAMS

Come celebrate the success of JAMS Students and the 20th Anniversary of Bread & Roses Women's Chorus of DeKalb, Illinois at a CONCERT on APRIL 26th at 3:00pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church on N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb...

March 9th, 2015|Events|


We are happy to announce that the first graduates of Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls have performed extremely well on their national secondary school exams. JAMS came out as #3 out of 28 schools in our district, an impressive result for the first time our students have taken the KCSE exam...

March 9th, 2015|News|

International Volunteers – Summer 2014

Several friends of Jane Adeny Memorial School (JAMS) from the U.S. spent time in Kenya this past Summer as volunteers, working on projects to spruce up, paint, and repair campus buildings...

December 2nd, 2014|News|

Ami Irmen to Speak in Malta, IL – Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Come hear Ami Irmen speak about her time at Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls this past Summer. The event is Tuesday, November 18th at 12:30pm at Kishwaukee College Conference Center in Malta, IL. For more information, see KC's Irmen summer teaching experience in Kenya...

November 15th, 2014|Events|

New Dairy Farm Project at JAMS

Jane Adeny Memorial School and venture | dairy have entered into a new partnership to create a demonstration dairy at the school. The project will not only provide milk for the students at the school, but the girls will learn how to run a dairy operation. It's also an opportunity to create a sustainable new source of income for the school...

November 5th, 2014|News|

Jewelry Sale Fundraiser in DeKalb, IL – Sunday, November 9, 2014

On Sunday Nov. 9, from 11:00 am to Noon at *First Congregational Church UCC in DeKalb, IL, there will be a JEWELRY SALE FUNDRAISER for Jane Adeny Memorial School in Kenya, Africa. The sale will include...

October 24th, 2014|Events|

Mock National Exam Results

SUPER NEWS! Exam results just out: Jane Adeny Memorial School's form fours/seniors achieved fifth place overall in the mock national exams held in the region. One JAMS student was among the top ten students in the region. This bodes very well for results in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams that...

September 15th, 2014|News|