Armed with a dream to work in the medical field, Grace is working very hard but her situation is making it tough for her to be successful. She says ‘whenever I hear students will be sent to collect fees I know I am top of the list’ Her family is
To be orphaned is a disadvantage to a child’s education, it gets worse to be orphaned at an early age and belong to a minority tribe in Kenya, that is pastoral and does not give priority to education compared to tending to cattle. Little Moses was in this situation when
David is an only child of his father who was an alcoholic. David has grown living with his aging grandfather who is sickly and not in a position to support David through high school. He survived primary school through the good will of the school principal who could see his academic potential.
David will need
Teddy comes from the Pokot community, in the Northern parts of Kenya. Education is not much of a priority amongst the community members and once a child is orphaned, the only support they can be given is tend to cattle for a living. Teddy found himself in this situation after losing both
Here, Patrick shares his personal journey from despair to hope – a touching story of how his own perseverance and a fortuitous encounter with Moja Tu coupled to make his dreams of attending college a reality.
I still remember how I felt after receiving the news that my application for
One of the things we try to do at Moja Tu is to build a personal relationship between the student and their sponsor. We feel that this helps the sponsor get to know their student better but also allows the student to really bond with somebody, and receive valuable encouragement.
During the colonial period, the missionaries loved to settle in the highlands of the country such as the Aberdare mountain ranges. As part of this colonization the missionaries would also establish schools specifically for the benefit of the community. One of these schools established in the Aberdare’s is the Njabini
In Kenya, the number of children who are either orphaned, vulnerable, or in extreme poverty is immense and, sadly, not getting better. To help these children, community members are always taking children into their homes, and providing whatever care they can. It is through such an act of kindness by
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