We are an award-winning non-profit that supports

creativity & innovation in young people,

educators, and communities

Why we do it

Our vision

Fifteen years ago, we took on the challenge to help create a better world through education in creativity & innovation.

We believe that only creative and innovative individuals and communities can solve problems and challenges and achieve a better future for all.

Read how MASK contributes towards solving the Global Goals. 

How we do it

Our mission is to advance education by developing creativity education practice and embedding it into mainstream education; strengthen young people's creativity for deeper learning, practical innovation, and meaningful employment; and effect long-term changes to communities so creativity can thrive in perpetuity.

What we do

Our aims are:

  • to develop teaching and learning resources to support creativity in the classroom;
  • to deliver training and development opportunities to our young people: MASK Awards, MASK Art, MASK Artists, MASK Innovators, and School Creativity Clubs;
  • to engage with communities locally, nationally and globally through exhibitions and events.

What we achieve

We build a collective of creative young minds -  artists, entrepreneurs, social innovators, leaders and high performing professionals - who aspire to improve the world.

Over the last 15 years, we have:

  • Delivered over 5,000 Creativity Clubs workshops in 25 schools in Kenya.
  • Pioneered MASK Awards that has attracted 370 schools and 15,500 entries from 15 countries in Africa.
  • Partnering with 80 organisations worldwide, we organised over 50 exhibitions that reached more than 650,000 people globally. 

Our team

MASK is led and supported by a team of creative and dedicated individuals and organisations.