The Moja Tu founding board members first visited Kenya in 2012 to inspect a water project located here. One of the first people they met on this trip was James. During this trip, the visitors from the US wanted to know more about the education system in Kenya.
A few years ago, Patrick came to learn about the plight of two children who were living in deplorable conditions in his neighborhood. It hurt him to see these children suffer, and he made it his mission to rescue them. “When the children lost their father, their mother could not
Zipporah, or Zippie as she is fondly known, could easily pass as one of the Moja Tu staff. Pre-COVID, it was the norm for all of our students to assemble at Dream Children’s Home for holiday tutoring sessions. Here, Zippie would lead the charge in making sure everyone was taken
The graduating class of 2020 was a special one. Due to the COVID-19 disruption, these students had to wait a prolonged period to take their Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams. For 9 months, these students eagerly anticipated their return to school in order to finish preparing for and
Eleven Moja Tu students took the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams in March 2021. Just a couple of months later, their scores were released. Among the students waiting for these results was Johnstone, a Moja Tu student since 2017. From the first day we met him, Johnstone’s goal
When the new school year started in January 2020, Samuel was looking forward to a fulfilling year. This was his final year in high school, and he had so many reasons to be excited. He was ready to close this chapter in his life and begin a new one in
With his bright smile and sunny personality, Ndeto is well known in the Moja Tu program. Not only is he one of the first students to join the program, but his growth and development over the years reflect the growth of the program. Ndeto joined Moja Tu in 2013 after
“Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you’ve lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that’s good.” ~ Elizabeth Edwards.
Mrs. Edwards’ quote
A few years ago, David’s education hung in the balance. He had just completed class eight and was looking forward to joining a good high school that would power his dream of eventually joining university. “I scored good grades in primary school and it was my hope that I would
Edwin was one Moja Tu’s first students to enroll in university. In July 2019, he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Statistics from Kenyatta. Over the years, we have watched him grow from a curious freshman to a knowledgeable young adult. Now, we are proud to announce that