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Kisasa Institute
Adult Education 

Building Healthy Communities

through Education

The Kisasa Institute houses all MCFS Job Training and Educational programs. Services and programs offered through Kisasa Institute include:

1.     Education and Career Readiness Program

2.     Citizenship Classes

3.     English as a Second Language (ESL) classes

4.     GED certification

Mission Statement

To support out-of-school youth to gain greater capacity to succeed in their communities.

Education and Career Readiness Program

Success is Achievable (SIA)

SUCCESS IS ACHIEVABLE is a job readiness program offered by MCFS through a contractual agreement with the Upper Darby Township to serve Upper Darby residents ages eighteen and older who are continuously impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are experiencing barriers to employment including unemployment, underemployment or without a high school diploma.


The program is geared toward equipping eligible enrolled Upper Darby residents to acquire the workforce and educational skills that will align them with high-demand career pathways and opportunities that will enable them to obtain and maintain employment, as well as pursue enrollment into post-secondary education at local colleges or trade schools.

SUCCESS IS ACHIEVABLE is a 12 – 16 week program, free for Upper Darby residents age 18+.

  • Students work at their own pace

  • Individualized instruction

  • Partly Free for Upper Darby residents ($150.00 admission fee applies for each certificate course)

  • Limited documentations

  • Multi-learning medium (in-person, online with multiple devices)



  • Customer Service Certification

  • Home Health Aide Certification

  • Community Health Worker

  • Job Placement

  • Internship

  • Resume Writing, Job Search, and Interviewing Skills

  • Case Management and Counseling Support

  • GED Support

  • English as a Second Language (ESL) or English Languish Learners (ELL)

  • United States Citizenship Support

  • Basic Financial Literacy


For non-Upper Darby residents, a 12 – 16 week GED program is available for a  fee of $500.00. Through this program, the student will have access to:

  • Textbooks

  • 2 tests per subject (8 tests total)

  • 2 classes per week with flexible scheduling


The student must complete the GED within 16 weeks or will have to re-register for a fee of $250.00, which includes two tests per subject.

Would you like to know more?



Reach out to US

To get more information, please contact Amos Gore Kamara or Hawa Sweetie Moore at or call:

"I am here because I want to completely have all work ethics and prepare myself for the real world and get a good job."

- Jonathan Dell

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