Moja Tu’s mission is to provide impoverished students access to a good education, which in turn can their lives, families, and communities as a whole. In this way, it is just as important to us to maintain close relationships with our students’ families as it is to help these students
Moja Tu’s programs are curated to ensure holistic development for our students. Besides empowering them with an education, we also equip them with the skills and knowledge to thrive in the real world. One of the most impactful aspects of this is the work experience that we offer our students.
The Moja Tu founding board members first visited Kenya in 2012 to inspect a water project located here. One of the first people they met on this trip was James. During this trip, the visitors from the US wanted to know more about the education system in Kenya.
A few years ago, Patrick came to learn about the plight of two children who were living in deplorable conditions in his neighborhood. It hurt him to see these children suffer, and he made it his mission to rescue them. “When the children lost their father, their mother could not
Zipporah, or Zippie as she is fondly known, could easily pass as one of the Moja Tu staff. Pre-COVID, it was the norm for all of our students to assemble at Dream Children’s Home for holiday tutoring sessions. Here, Zippie would lead the charge in making sure everyone was taken
“Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you’ve lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that’s good.” ~ Elizabeth Edwards.
Mrs. Edwards’ quote
A few years ago, David’s education hung in the balance. He had just completed class eight and was looking forward to joining a good high school that would power his dream of eventually joining university. “I scored good grades in primary school and it was my hope that I would