04424, Isaac Mokua, 23, Nakuru - Happier, photo
02404, Cynthia Ngunjiri, 23, Kiambu - Lupita Wetu, other (Digital Coll
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Creativity is 

survival & success

“Survival in 21 century will be difficult and without creativity is not possible.” - Dr Manu Chandaria OBE, a leading African industrialist and a MASK supporter.

Our Vision

We want to live in a world in which people harness their

creative and innovative potential to lead fulfilled lives and generate new ideas to solve challenges and build a better future for all.


We innovate theory & practice, produce training resources, and train students and teachers.


We reward creativity and innovation of young people and schools through MASK Awards.


We engage in dialogue with society and policy community through exhibitions and publications.


We connect our creative youth with companies for internship and employment.


What we do

Creativity is development.

Our mission is to champion Education for Creativity as a priority of 21-century education to empower next generations for progress.

Learn our methodology and goals for promoting Creativity Education in our Theory of Change and find out how we are building a better future in our Manifesto.


Why we do it

Creative people shape the future. By expanding the creative capacity of young people today, we create

a better tomorrow.

Established in 2007, from our humble beginnings of carting art supplies up dusty tracks, MASK is now a workforce of young visionaries aspiring to improve the world we live in. Find out more about the MASK Story.

Our students become successful artists, innovators, leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals. Read more about MASK stories here.


What we have achieved

We benefited hundreds of young people, schools and teachers and our work has been acknowledged by leading organisations and institutions.

“MASK developed my habit for innovation."

"MASK empowered me beyond my dreams."

"MASK is a game-changer for my creative occupation." "MASK is the driver of change in our society."

"MASK's impact is widespread."

02388, Eva Chemngorem, 22, Nairobi - Anna Attinga, pencil
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Our team

MASK is led and supported by the team of the creative, dedicated and visionary individuals and organisations.

Creativity & Innovation for a Better Future

MASK is a UK registered charity No1128734

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