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Meet Samuel

Meet Samuel

In rural Kenya, it is common practice that when parents separate, the mother takes the children with her back to her parent’s house. Samuel found himself in this situation, and he grew up under his grandmother’s roof in a remote village. Samuel was always curious about the world beyond his […]

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Meet Cynthia

Meet Cynthia

Cynthia is a form one student at Mugoiri Girls High School. Her mother is a day laborer in Muranga. Consistent work is hard to come by, especially now due to the pandemic. Cynthia’s mother also looks after her grandmother, who is unwell. All of these factors have forced Cynthia to […]

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Meet Ian

Meet Ian

Throughout his time in primary school, Ian looked up to and was inspired by his teachers the most. He loved how knowledgeable his teachers seemed to be about every subject under the sun, and how they patiently guided Ian and his classmates through their learning. Ian’s interactions with his teachers […]

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Meet Evans

Meet Evans

Evans fully understands the value of education. This, he says, is what drives him to work so hard in school. He recently took the Kenyan Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams and passed with flying colors, earning an outstanding B+ average. These results have all but guaranteed him a spot […]

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Meet Maxwell

Meet Maxwell

Maxwell’s family situation weighs on him a great deal. He comes from a single parent home and seeing his mother struggle to put food on the table saddens him. Maxwell only managed to attend primary school through the generosity of well-wishers in his neighborhood. Without this help, this brilliant young […]

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Meet Vivian

Meet Vivian

Vivian has struggled more than most to pursue her education. In primary school, she had to trek long distances to make it to the closest classroom in her area. If that wasn’t enough, during the rainy season, she had to cross a seasonal river, risking her life in the process. […]

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Meet Christine

Meet Christine

When Christine’s dad passed away in 2006, she was too young to understand the impact it would have on their family. Unfortunately, the reality began to hit her just a few months later. It started with the family having only two meals a day instead of three. Then came the […]

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Meet Antony

Meet Antony

The fourth born in a family of five children, Antony and his siblings are orphans. His father passed away in 2015 and his mother in 2017, throwing the family into a tailspin. His eldest sister, who has a family of her own, took in her siblings. Unfortunately, she wasn’t financially […]

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Meet Agnes: Walking Tall!

Meet Agnes: Walking Tall!

The graduating class of 2020 was a special one. Due to the COVID-19 disruption, these students had to wait a prolonged period to take their Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams. For 9 months, these students eagerly anticipated their return to school in order to finish preparing for and

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Meet Johnstone: Engineering the Future!

Meet Johnstone: Engineering the Future!

Eleven Moja Tu students took the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams in March 2021. Just a couple of months later, their scores were released. Among the students waiting for these results was Johnstone, a Moja Tu student since 2017. From the first day we met him, Johnstone’s goal

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