Update from alumni in Zanzibar

Throughout July, KL-YES alumni in Zanzibar conducted several individual and group community service activities ranging from English lessons and playground construction to basketball donations.

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Giving back to Africa

After an unforgettable school year in Washington through IRIS and the KL-YES program, YES 6 alumni John Gregory Mhando has a lot to bring to Africa.

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Alumni update from Tanzania

Through his Chalinze Youth Community Organization (CHAYOCO), KL-YES alumni Sylvester Chigwala has been helping people throughout the village of Chalinze in Tanzania.

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Loss in the KL-YES Family

IRIS is deeply saddened to announce the death of one of our beloved KL-YES alumni, Elia Peter Homange. Elia died from malaria and typhoid fever October 30, 2011. This story celebrates his life and reflects on his year in Iowa.

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