Tiny Totos is a Kenyan social enterprise which has been working since 2014 to improve informal daycares in slums.
We do this by partnering with private, informal daycare entrepreneuers and delivering training and investment designed to upgrade standards, foster business sustainability, and deliver improved care to children.
We build on and enhance the wealth of local market demand and supply, and strike a balance between quality improvement and financial sustainability.
Network Impacts to date
Early childhood development
We teach best practices to foster child wellbeing
Peer learning & leadership
We create a network that entrepreneurs can belong to, rely on and learn to be leaders in
We train owners in book keeping, marketing, strategy, pricing
Technology & data collection
Our phone app helps managers record income and attendance, and our team track standards, child health
Informal daycare operators in Nairobi, mostly women, lack training, capital and peers to support business growth.
We help individual businesses upgrade services, creating a network of self-sustaining daycares that prove elevated standards are possible