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
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
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
Women’s Equality Day is all about stressing the importance of equality between men and women. Women are independent, self-driven, and ambitious individuals who deserve the chance to steer their futures in the direction of their choosing. As Rosalynn Carter once said: “You have to have confidence in your ability,
International Youth Day (IYD) is commemorated on August 12th each year in a bid to raise awareness about the challenges and attitudes of young people around the world. This year, the theme for IYD is “Youth Engagement for Global Action” with the overarching objective of highlighting the ways in which
“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”
If it weren’t for Moja Tu, Samuel Wachira and Johnstone Mbondo’s paths might not have crossed. The two friends, who were
Affected by the global outbreak of COVID-19 and a huge locust infestation that swept through the country earlier this year, many Kenyan families have been struggling to get by even more than usual. After losing a huge percentage of crops, which subsistence farmers rely on for food and income,
Today (April 7th, 2020) is UN World Health Day. Now, more than ever, it is important for all of us to protect ourselves and the most vulnerable members of our communities by paying close attention to our health. Check out the measures the citizens of Kenya have taken to
The future is never certain. Navigating the many obstacles that life can throw your way in pursuit of your goals can be quite scary and seem near impossible without the right tools to help you along. Moja Tu hopes to arm our students with quality educations to help them on
Erick, a future teacher, knows that helping students goes beyond simply giving them knowledge in the classroom. It also means helping them develop the values and tools they need to put this knowledge to use in order to better both themselves and their communities. Here’s how Erick is training our