Kenya school of adventure and leadership-Kesal is a public outdoor training center established in 1990. Kesal has been offering unique and a high impact experiential-based training solutions since then. Being the only public experiential based center in Kenya, Kesal is gradually but consistently establishing herself as the institution of choice both in government and the private sector With attention to detail, quality work and years of industry experience Kesal is proud of her strong client focus and long term relationships. As a training institution Kesal can assist your organization not only at the training level but also at the strategic level.

From the first point of contact, our experienced trainers work closely with our clients to help capture our clients’ dreams plus aspirations also to define the focus and direction of the training. The end approach to this participatory approach to training is a unique and inspiring Kesal training experience.

Kesal as a strong and solid training team which constantly researches on the latest developments in the field of experiential based training to meet the ever changing training of our clients, The team is often called upon to advice and run large scale training programs from both the government and private sector.


Humans are far more likely to remember what they learn by doing rather than what they learn by seeing and hearing, thus Kesal adopted a new concept of training.The training approach at Kesal is experiential based and involves learning by doing which offers a shift in thinking. It’s practically oriented, participants are presented with challenging problems and work related scenarios followed by effective debriefing sessions, which provides the participants with the opportunities to reflect hence stimulating though processes, and hence help individuals, teams, and organizations to increase levels of trust and improve on communication, which results in increased performance and productivity  The debriefs enable participants to think more critically about their work environment and have new thinking to appraise their work situation.

The participants remain in charge throughout the training process the trainers work is usually facilitation.


Kenya school of adventure and leadership KESAL aims to:

  • Provide training (through experiential learning) in leadership development, personality development and environmental awareness
  • Provide training and consultancy in collaboration with other institutions of learning for human resource development and
  • Offer leisure and recreation through adventure.


  • Kesal is a NITA (national industrial training authority) accredited trainer
  • The Training methodology which is experiential-based. Research as proved that the experiential-based training is the most appropriate method for adult learning, its impactful, instant and long lasting.
  • Serene and natural environment forming the bulk of our training ground.
  • Kesal as a nonprofit making organization has one of the most competitive prices in the market.
  • Capacity to hold a large number at go
  • Qualified, competent and professional staff
  • Diverse program offerings to meet the needs of our clients
  • The only public outdoor institution in Kenya

Director –  KESAL – Dr John Mwangi, MBS

Individual commitment to a group effort that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”Vince Lombardi

We first of all thank God for the far He has brought us. The achievements we have had, the challenges we have faced since 1990 to date Kesal has blossomed to become a strategic leader in the field of experiential based training.Kesal has redefined her roles and targets and with time even our focus has expanded internationally. Due to our training methodology and even through word of mouth spread by our esteemed client, Kesal has met targets consistently. Our school is now 24 years old and the growth has been exponential, with the experienced training personnel who have thresh hold background in various fields of Education, We are proud of the standards delivered and executed through our programs.

The strategic visionary zest of the Institute is to become be a leading world class leadership, adventure and team building training center. Our mission is to enhance leadership,  Team Building skills, Personal Development and Environment awareness through experiential training to Government Agencies,Corporate and private groups in Kenya and beyond. Choosing us will be nothing but an honor to let us serve you and bring out the best in you individually and as a team.

Kesal’s success is attributed to the complete commitment to our vision and with the support of the mother ministry (Min. of Interior and Coordination of National Government), the Board of Directors, Management and Staff.I hope you find the information on our site valuable.If you have any queries don’t hesitate to talk to us through the various social portals and contacts on our site.
Kesal’s fraternity thanks our highly esteemed regular and future clients we acknowledge and appreciate you dearly, also not to forget our various strategic partners, you are highly regarded.