04424, Isaac Mokua, 23, Nakuru - Happier, photo
02404, Cynthia Ngunjiri, 23, Kiambu - Lupita Wetu, other (Digital Coll
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MASK: creativity for a better future



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





MASK is youth creativity mobilisation organisation. Our vision - is a world where all young people harness their creative potential to lead fulfilled and productive lives, solve challenges and build a better future for all.

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We innovate theory and practice of creativity education, promote art as its critical component, and develop teaching and learning materials.

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We train students and teachers and reward their creativity and innovation through our international MASK Awards.

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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.

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What we do


Creativity is what drives progress and development and turns people into game-changers delivering cutting-edge solutions for a better future. But creativity needs the right environment to grow. Right now MASK is helping to create the right conditions and environment for creativity in our young people to root and thrive in perpetuity.


Learn about our beliefs, goals and methods in our Theory of Change and Manifesto.

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

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We reach the public and policy-makers to promote awareness through our exhibitions and publications and change perception and policy.

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What we have achieved


Young people need to have strong creativity to survive and succeed in 21 century. Since 2007, 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."

04326, LEWIS  MAINA , 24, NAIROBI  - POSITIVE VIBES , oil
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 for a Better Future


MASK is a UK registered charity No 1128734

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