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PETER TABICHI: The World’s Best Teacher!

PETER TABICHI: The World’s Best Teacher!

Born in 1982, Peter Mokaya Tabichi is a Kenyan science teacher and Franciscan friar at Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School in Nakuru County. He is the winner of the 2019 Global Teacher Prize after he beat hundreds of other applicants to win the top prize.
More than a teacher
Growing

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Breaking the cycle of poverty in Kenyan homes

Breaking the cycle of poverty in Kenyan homes

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, celebrated on the 17th day of October, is designated to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries.
Moja Tu seeks to break the poverty cycle in Kenya by providing young children with education that will

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Meet Penina Wanjiku

Meet Penina Wanjiku

Epitome of a resilient spirit
Growing up, Penina Wanjiku experienced childhood trauma given the incessant fights between her parents. This affected virtually all aspects of her life, education included.
“I was a D student with zero aspirations to continue with my education. So, after form four, I would engage

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Giving Kenyan girls a shot at a better future

Giving Kenyan girls a shot at a better future

The International Day of the Girl Child is commemorated each year on October 11 in a bid to amplify girls’ voices and stand up for their rights. The theme for this year is, “My voice, our equal future”, and it’s call for us to reimagine a better world inspired by

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Rachel Mbula-“Moja Tu makes online learning easier for me”

Rachel Mbula-“Moja Tu makes online learning easier for me”

Rachel’s view on Online Classes
Ever since COVID-19 struck, educators worldwide had to rethink and to reimagine how learning would be delivered. In developing countries, Kenya included, this was an uphill task and it thus took some time for many learning institutions to adjust their learning modules. But some of

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Meet Benjamin!

Meet Benjamin!

Developer of a zero-contact COVID-19 food distribution app
The COVID-19 pandemic posed a health and economic crisis around the globe and an even greater threat to the poor and vulnerable, most of whom live hand to mouth. Most of Moja Tu students belong to these two groups and as schools

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Meet Jedidah! Rewriting her life’s story

Meet Jedidah! Rewriting her life’s story

The saying, “The past is our heritage, the present is a gift and tomorrow is our responsibility,” aptly captures Jedidah Nyambura’s story. Not one to shy away from her past, she reminisces of the days long gone when her education hung in the balance.
The past…
“I hail from Laikipia

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The New Normal

The New Normal

Reflections of a young Kenyan

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.”
Reinhold Neibuhr – American Theologian
The words of the Serenity Prayer strike a chord with me during these

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Meet Joshua: Trusting the Process!

Meet Joshua: Trusting the Process!

During this COVID-19 season, Joshua has been keeping himself busy by engaging in brick making. It gives him great satisfaction to see the work of his hands going on to build beautiful houses. Joshua understands that it takes time, commitment and hard work to create something beautiful.
Just like the

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Meet Mary: Miracles do Happen!

Meet Mary: Miracles do Happen!

Mary Wangui has been part of Moja Tu for six years now. She recently finished her diploma course in tourism management and is very excited about the prospects of pursuing a degree course in the same field. Over the years, we have watched Mary grow from a young teen to

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