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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 James: A Product of Sponsorship

Meet James: A Product of Sponsorship

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.
“We discussed

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Meet Patrick: A Purpose Found

Meet Patrick: A Purpose Found

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

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Meet Zippie: Growing with Moja Tu

Meet Zippie: Growing with Moja Tu

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

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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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