Born and raised in the rural parts of Laikipia, Audrey’s parents divorced and her mother left to seek employment in the city, leaving Audrey and her siblings to be raised by their aging grandmother. Audrey joined secondary school at the start of the year after earning a high grade on
It is a sad truth that simply because a student is bright and eager to learn does not mean that they will be able to stay in school. This was the case for Anastacia, who unfortunately had to miss most of the first term of the 2019 school year due
Irene is currently a form 2 student at Graceland Girls Senior School, where she attends high school alongside most of our other Moja Tu female students. Here, she has been excelling in the majority of her classes, which include English, Chemistry, Business Studies, and History. Irene is originally from Laikipia
Born and raised in rural Kenya, Dinel’s parents often struggled to feed their children. Despite the desperate situation at home, Dinel was able to finish her primary schooling, though she often had to miss class in order to help her family get by. Dinel was helped by her
Winfred was born to a single mother as one of five children. Unfortunately, her mother was not able to provide for her children’s basic needs, so she and her siblings went to live at children’s home. Here, Winfred and her siblings were able to grow up in relative
At only 14 years old, Carol demonstrates a drive to succeed beyond that of most other kids her age. She was a well-respected leader in her primary school, and is recognized by her Catholic church leaders as a very dedicated young lady who spends a lot of time at the
Hildah is the oldest of 4 children born to a single mother. Her mother serves as house help in Nakuru, where she earns a living by doing people’s laundry. She is not able to live with her children, as she is constantly moving from place to place in search of
Peter and his four siblings lost their mother when he was just two years old, and their father abandoned them not long after. As such, the family have lived at Dream Children’s Home for the past 13 years, where Peter, the youngest of the five, has taken it
Confident, smart, and beautiful are just a few words to describe Purity. This recent class 8 graduate is determined to become the best version of herself, and she knows that education is the only way to achieve this goal.
Purity is the top girl at Dream Children’s Home.
Grace refers to education as “the light of my life.” As an active participant in the goings-ons of her community, she is well-aware of the challenges that many people in her society face. Grace loves to help those less fortunate than her; she can often be found mentoring