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Meet Samuel

Meet Samuel

Hardworking and smart, Samuel dreams of working in the engineering field someday. He is currently at the top of his 10th grade class and is the only member of his extended family to be able to attend secondary school. He feels this to be a great privilege, and is determined

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Meet Peter

Meet Peter

Peter is one of four children born to a poor, single mother in rural Kenya. He is a determined student who works very hard in school to earn high scores in the hopes of attaining a spot at one of the top national secondary schools.  He hopes to help not

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Meet Stephen

Meet Stephen

Mature and smart, Stephen has always been the man of the house. His father passed away when he was little, and he and his four older sisters were raised by their mother. He watched his sisters all drop out of school, and two were married young, had children, and returned

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Meet Purity

Meet Purity

Fourteen-year-old “Doctor” Purity is very aware of the health issues in her community. She has taken the initiative to take classes on the importance of washing hands, and she passes all of of this information on to her peers. She is in charge of ensuring that students wash their hands after

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Meet Hellen

Meet Hellen

Hellen’s good character, intelligence, and strong academic performance cause her to stand out among her peers. Hellen spent most of her childhood in a children’s home, after her ailing grandmother was unable to continue providing for her. With the help of her children’s home and her good grades, she was

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Meet Gerald

Meet Gerald

The 10th born in a poor farming family of 11 kids, Gerald understands the need to work hard in school, as his older siblings have been unable to escape poverty due to a lack of education. His desire to help his family enabled him to attain a very good score

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Meet Carol

Meet Carol

Fourteen-year-old Carol is well known in her community as a confident leader, both in school and at home. She was elected deputy president of her school government by her peers, and is set to sit for her National examinations this November. Based on her current academic standing, we anticipate that

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Meet Boniface

Meet Boniface

Armed with excellent debate skills, Boniface is a terrific public speaker. He is very hardworking and knows the importance of education. However, as he was unable to pay his school fees, Boniface was forced to miss two years of school. During those two years away from education, he worked very

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Kelvin’s Perseverance

Kelvin’s Perseverance

Sponsored students often shy away from taking chances for fear that they may fail – and that failure will result in losing their scholarship.  They may require encouragement to try new activities and speak their minds; many students need reassurance that mistakes will not automatically send them back to their

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Hope Meets Reality

Hope Meets Reality

By Christie Dawson
Waking up in Kenya at sunrise on Day 2, I thought for sure I heard the opening song to the Lion King but I didn’t, we were in the city. As we headed out to the Kagumo Boys School, I wasn’t mentally ready for what I was

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