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 Peter – Co-Sponsorship

Peter is the only son to his single mother. He is a hardworking 13-year-old boy who managed to score a 317 on his KCPEs, a solid grade that granted him entry to Stephjoy Boy’s High School at the beginning of 2018. He was referred to us by three independent sources: […]

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Meet Gladys: Pursuing education against all odds

Gladys Kanini, 22, is a third-year student at Zetech University where she is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in procurement and logistics management. Gladys, who first earned a diploma in business before moving up in her education, has proven time and again that success comes to those who keep going despite

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Celebrating Women and Girls in Sciences

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated on February 11 each year. This day is an opportunity to recognize the critical role women and girls play in science and technology communities, as well as in sustainable development. At Moja Tu, we try our best to expose

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Creating positive experiences during COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has taken a psychological toll on people of all ages. Though the pandemic has disrupted our lives, we have also had the opportunity to learn so much about ourselves. This time in lockdown has allowed us to unlock our potential and seek new ways of keeping our

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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.