Moja Tu

Our Mission

Moja Tu provides educational scholarships to children in need in developing countries. We believe that education is the most important tool in the fight against poverty. Education empowers students, giving them the knowledge and skills they need to build successful futures and help end the cycle of poverty in their communities.

We support students throughout all stages of schooling, from the primary to university level and beyond. In addition to providing financial support, we also encourage our sponsors to develop a close bond with their students. This emotional support from their sponsors helps our students thrive throughout their academic journey.

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Meet Brian

According to African traditions, a boy Brian’s age is supposed to have his own room outside the family house. This room, known as a simba, is meant to give the young man some autonomy and it is a revered practice among many Kenyan tribes. Brian, however, does not have that […]

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Meet Mary

Mary understands the need for a good education in order to escape poverty and the circumstance at home have only served to underscore the importance of education for her. A solid student, Mary scored an impressive 317 out of 500 marks on her KCPE, putting her average at a solid […]

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Meet Daniel

Daniel understood from a very young age what it means to be poor. Now a teenager, the reality of it gnaws at him. Currently living in the slums of Laikipia, Daniel says his family is one of the poorest in the neighborhood. The reality of their situation was immediately apparent […]

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Read Inspiring Stories

Meet Purity

Excited to be going back to school
Purity Wairimu is a form two student at the prestigious Tumutumu Girls’ High School. Like everyone else, the COVID-19 pandemic dealt her a huge blow but she chose to bend with the wind, so to speak, and not break.
“A lot has changed.

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Meet Emmauel

When the first COVID-19 case was reported in Kenya in March 2020, the government moved swiftly to curb the spread of the then little known but fatal virus. One of the measures taken was closing learning institutions.
As everyone came to terms with the disruptions, learning institutions adapted new ways

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Schools Re-opening Preparedness

Kenyan schools were shut down in March 2020 after the first case of COVID-19 was reported in the country. When it was clear that the virus was here to stay, the government formed a task force to oversee how learning would resume amid the pandemic.
In September 2020, learning

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Cassie and Elijah
When we signed up to sponsor our students, we hoped it would help improve their lives. What we didn’t expect was how it would change ours. Our students have become our teachers about life, gratitude, optimism, and finding joy in each moment. Supporting an education is a direct investment into these students and their future. Through a sponsorship with Moja Tu, you have the opportunity to create a meaningful relationship with a student that will change not only their life, but yours as well.
Sincerity and kindness with a strength of purpose is what comes to mind when I think of the people at Moja Tu. My life has been enriched greatly by the students I sponsor, and I am ever so grateful for this gift. I am thrilled to be associated with this wonderful organization!
Anyone can be a sponsor. The return on the investment of a child's education will live on for generations and that’s powerful. The fulfillment goes beyond your wildest expectations and gets down into the core of humanity. The love these children have will remind you that it’s not about how much money you gave but it’s about the everlasting power you are giving to someone by giving them an education. Without it, future nurses, future tour guides and more would have been reduced to beggars.
Whosoever saves a single life saves the entire world." This quote from both the Talmud and the Quran sums up the philosophy of Moja Tu. I am privileged to participate in saving the life of a child, and perhaps his or her entire family, by funding that child’s education. On a micro level, Moja Tu provides meaning and purpose to my life, and hope and opportunity to a child’s life. On a macro level, Moja Tu helps create a cadre of educated Kenyan professionals to bolster the country’s workforce. I get to help a child, the child gets an education, and together, we build a better society. I can’t think of a better investment.