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Meet David

Meet David

David is an only child and grew up under the care of his aging grandfather. His father, who was an alcoholic, was unable to provide for David as he was growing up; David mostly had to rely on the goodwill of his neighbors and his primary school principal, who helped […]

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Meet Brian

Meet Brian

According to African traditions, a boy Brian’s age is supposed to have his own room outside the family house. This room, known as a simba, is meant to give the young man some autonomy and it is a revered practice among many Kenyan tribes. Brian, however, does not have that […]

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Meet Mary

Meet Mary

Mary understands the need for a good education in order to escape poverty and the circumstance at home have only served to underscore the importance of education for her. A solid student, Mary scored an impressive 317 out of 500 marks on her KCPE, putting her average at a solid […]

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Meet Daniel

Meet Daniel

Daniel understood from a very young age what it means to be poor. Now a teenager, the reality of it gnaws at him. Currently living in the slums of Laikipia, Daniel says his family is one of the poorest in the neighborhood. The reality of their situation was immediately apparent […]

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Meet Zakayo

Meet Zakayo

A few years ago, Zakayo’s mother left him and his sibling under the care of his grandmother and went on to search for greener pastures in another town. She promised to send whatever money she made back to her children and their grandmother to help care for them. At first, […]

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Meet Peter – Co-Sponsorship

Meet Peter – Co-Sponsorship

Peter is the only son to his single mother. He is a hardworking 13-year-old boy who managed to score a 317 on his KCPEs, a solid grade that granted him entry to Stephjoy Boy’s High School at the beginning of 2018. He was referred to us by three independent sources: […]

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Meet Peter – Co-Sponsorship

Meet Peter – Co-Sponsorship

Peter’s parents struggled to raise enough to feed their children and provide for their basic needs. Neither his mother or father were able to complete their educations, so they are unable to find any long-term employment and rely on growing subsistence crops for the family to get by. These circumstances […]

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Meet Duncan

Meet Duncan

Responsible Duncan is the oldest of four siblings. His parents are farmers who supplement their income by helping on their neighbor’s farms and taking up other jobs where they can get them. As the caretaker of his younger siblings, Duncan knows how much his family relies on him. This understanding […]

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