Today Jackson is all smiles. It is the new face put on this young man by the generous donors of Moja Tu. For much of the last year, however, a smile would have been hard indeed for Jackson because his dream of becoming a journalist or a lawyer seemed to
We’re excited to announce our expansion in working with a second orphanage in the outskirts of Kenya called Sons of Manase Children’s home. After some hardship earlier this year, Beatrice, the Director of the children’s home, lost her husband, Joseph, and found herself completely alone. She prayed for some guidance
Bold, jovial, bright and hopeful are just a few words to describe this eleven year old girl, Ndulu (pronounced Dulu). Brought to Tania Centre by a caring neighbor, Ndulu was facing a stressful childhood since she along with her brother had lost their father who had been a tailor. As
Primary school in Kenya is referred to as grades 1-8 (Class one through eight) and Secondary school is high school with grades 9-12 (Form one through four). The transition to Secondary school or high school is determined by the total score a candidate obtains in the National examinations done at
There is a common perception that starvation is prevalent throughout Africa. On a recent Moja Tu trip to Kenya with my sons, we found that perception to be untrue. The vast majority of people in Kenya did have access to food but the real issue is one of malnutrition. The
Beth Oaks is a volunteer that came to Tania Center for six weeks this Summer. We had the privilege to meet her and work with her during our stay there this July. Here are a few words that Beth shared about the Moja Tu visit on her blog….
Barbara Baggett with JB Journeys traveled with Moja Tu and shared this letter with us of her experience.
“Much has been written recently about negative repercussions from foreign aid. As a donor to various organizations, I have been personally concerned that my donations are actually beneficial. Unknowingly, well meaning donors may
Wow, what an amazing few days we’ve had here, we’ve been so busy we didn’t get a chance to post yesterday. Tuesday, Day 2 was a very special day…it was the day the sponsors were able to meet the children they are sponsoring. I think this was incredibly rewarding to
Moja Tu hosted a donor appreciation event on June 14th to thank all of our donors and supporters. Everyone sipped on margaritas courtesy of Dulce Vida Tequila and ate delicious food catered by Word of Mouth. We had close to 50 people in attendance and it was a great way
Not sure if there is a better way to spend an evening than combining amazing food and wine with a roomful of people wanting to help change the world! The first in what I’m sure will be a long series of events that combines food and philanthropy…Foodlanthropy!….was held on December