Growing up, Peter aspired to become an engineer. Now, Peter is a third-year software engineering student at a Kenyan university.
“I come from a humble background. My mum did menial jobs to educate me, and there are times I had to stay out of school to assist her in raising
Evans fully understands the value of education. This, he says, is what drives him to work so hard in school. He recently took the Kenyan Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams and passed with flying colors, earning an outstanding B+ average. These results have all but guaranteed him a spot […]
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
When the Kenyan government announced that schools would reopen in January 2021 after a nine-month break, students across the country were elated. It had been months of uncertainty with no end in sight. They had missed the classroom and their friends and were desperate to get their education back on
Gladys Kanini, 22, is a third-year student at Zetech University where she is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in procurement and logistics management. Gladys, who first earned a diploma in business before moving up in her education, has proven time and again that success comes to those who keep going despite