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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 child in a poor farming family of 11 kids, Gerald fully understands the need to work hard in school, as his older siblings have been unable to break the cycle of poverty due to a lack of education. His desire to help his family enabled him to attain

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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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The Gift of Sponsorship

The Gift of Sponsorship

Everything that we’re able to accomplish at Moja Tu wouldn’t be possible without our sponsors. It’s through their generosity that we’re able to help our students, so we wanted to introduce you to one of our amazing sponsors and volunteers, Amber.
Amber was born and raised in Austin, Texas, and

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Meet John

Meet John

John is 10 years old and is the 5th grade in the local primary school. He lives with his parents on a small farm in rural Kenya. He works odd and end jobs on neighboring farms such as tending to livestock and working the fields in order to help bring

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Meet Sarah

Meet Sarah

Sarah is a shy 12 year old girl in the 6th grade. She is a hard worker and frequently works at nearby farms doing manual labor so that she has some pocket money to help buy basic necessities.  She lives with her parents in rural Kenya on a small farm. She

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Meet Simon

Meet Simon

Fifteen-year-old Simon is in the 7th grade. He’s a couple of years behind his peers in school as he was absent due to his family’s financial situation. He lives with his parents on a small farm, with no running water or electricity, in rural Kenya. Simon’s parents struggle on a

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