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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 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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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 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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Meet Peter

Meet Peter

Ten-year-old Peter is in the 6th grade. He lives with his parents on a small farm, with no running water or electricity, in rural Kenya. Peter’s parents struggle on a daily basis to make ends meet; they frequently don’t have enough food to put on the table and rely on

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Meet Mercy

Meet Mercy

Mercy is finishing up her class 8 year and looking forward to beginning high school in 2019. She currently lives at Dream Children’s Home full time; originally, she and her siblings had lived with their parents on a small farm in rural Kenya with no running water or electricity. Mercy’s parents […]

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Meet Dorcas

Meet Dorcas

Eleven-year-old Dorcas is in the 6th grade. She lives with her parents on a small farm, with no running water or electricity, in rural Kenya. Dorcas’s parents struggle on a daily basis to make ends meet; they frequently don’t have enough food to put on the table and rely on

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Meet Irene

Meet Irene

Strong and confident, Irene has stayed top of her class despite missing many school days and being without many of the basic necessities. She walks 30 minutes every day to her primary school in the Semi arid Laikipia County to attend school. She lives with her grandmother as her mother

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