Throughout the years, Kelvin has watched his aging father struggle to meet the cost of his primary school education. His father sells goats and milk from the cow the family owns in order to support his family, while his mother can often be found at church or other communal gatherings.
While we were visiting our students’ homes in Laikipia, a young boy approached us. His name was Peter, and though he had not filled out a formal application, he marched right up to us and asked if we would help him go to school. We liked his spirit and initiative,
Peter is looking forward to taking the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCPE) examinations at the end of this year, a prospect that excites and scares him in equal measure. He is excited that one chapter in his life will be coming to an end, which effectively signals the start
Originally from the slums on the outskirts of Nairobi, Semy has been moved from one relative to the next in search of a stable home, since her alcoholic mother has been on probation for as long as she can remember. Her older sister was married at a very young age,