MASK: create and innovate for

a brighter future

Our award-winning non-profit supports creativity and innovation in young people, educators and communities. We believe that placing creativity at the centre of mainstream education as well as the broader community can empower people and transform society.

Starting in 2007 as Mobile Art School in Kenya (MASK), carting learning supplies up rural tracks, today MASK Create is one of the leading organisations in the field of creativity education with beneficiaries in 15 countries in Africa and beyond.

We have developed for everyone's use and benefit:

  • MASK Awards
  • MASK Gallery of African Art
  • Creativity for Entrepreneurship & Leadership school clubs
  • Teaching resources... and more.


Join us to discover the opportunities we offer and take your first steps towards success and empowerment that can make a difference to you and the world around you.

Our training for schools helps unlock and reinforce your students' creativity and their ability to innovate.

#1 Schools: unlock your students' creativity


are free

#2 Schools and young people:

enter MASK Awards

Since it was established in Kenya in 2013, MASK Awards has received more than 15,500 entries from 15 countries in Africa and has global audiences of over 650,000 people. MASK Awards celebrates young creativity and innovation with cash prizes, internships and exhibitions.


Enter your best ART or INNOVATIONS.

Showcase your creativity to the world!

#3 Organisations: engage our young talent

We connect organisations with our creative youths to find internship or employment opportunities.

From engineers and programmers to architects and designers, for the last 15 years we have supported innovative minds that can prove a great asset to your company.

Our news

November 2022 – MASK was awarded 'Top Website 2022' by THEGOODESTATE for our website's UX/Usability, Privacy & Security, Information Content & Research, and Services & Communication. MASK scored 38 out of a maximum 40 points! We are grateful for the recognition, and thank our team for constantly maintaining and improving our site!

Support us to create

a brighter future

MASK is one of leading organisations in the field of creativity education. Help us equip our young people with creativity they need to shape a brighter future for all.