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Meet Aineah

Meet Aineah

Aineah, a class 8 student at Mirera Primary School, lives with his parents and his younger brother in a single, mud-walled hut in the slums of Naivasha. His father is a hawker who sells assorted merchandise including candy and pens. He makes a paltry 200 Kenyan shillings (less

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Meet Maryanne

Meet Maryanne

When Maryanne wakes up every morning and prepares for school, she is starkly reminded of how poor her family is. This reminder is once again driven home whenever she is turned away from school due to outstanding fees. Once at home, she is likely to find her stay-at-home

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Meet Eleazor

Meet Eleazor

Hundreds of thousands of primary school students will be taking their Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams at the end of 2018. Most of them will never have to worry if their parents can afford their school fees. Their futures, to them are assured. Unfortunately, this is

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Meet Sarah

Meet Sarah

Sarah, a class 8 pupil at Kieleeleni Primary School in Tawa, comes from a big family. While her family is full of love, they also have their challenges, especially when it comes to money. Though they own a plot of land that in theory should provide them with

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Meet Samuel

Meet Samuel

The 2007/2008 post-election violence in Kenya shook the country to the core. Orphaned Samuel and his three siblings felt the effects of the violence directly when they were forced out of their home. Luckily, Samuel and his siblings were able to move in with their grandmother. She is

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Meet Prudence

Meet Prudence

Prudence Waithera is a class 7 pupil at Safenest Junior School in Kiserian. Her father passed away when she was young, and her mother, who is a close partner of Moja Tu, has been having trouble picking up the pieces. Her mother manages Sons of Manaseh Children’s Home,

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Meet Natasha

Meet Natasha

Natasha’s story is one of growth and maturity. She realized early on that she wanted to be a neurosurgeon, and she has stuck to this goal for years. However, her grades at this time were not up to par to achieve this goal. Natasha realized this and immediately

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Meet Wilter

Meet Wilter

As the oldest of three siblings, Wilter has watched her mother taking on any odd job she can to support her children. Though she often comes up short to fully satisfy their needs, Wilter knows her mother is doing her best. However, as a strong, class 8 student

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Meet Jairus

Meet Jairus

A few words to describe Jairus include intelligent, determined and talented. However, these do not convey the full extent of just how special he is. Though his family lives in extremely impoverished conditions, Jairus is at the very top of his class, consistently earning 400 marks or more

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Meet Tabitha

Meet Tabitha

Tabitha Mwihaki is a class 8 student at Muruku Primary School in Laikipia County. If her performance at the end of her first round of exams for the year is anything to go by, she is more than ready to sit for the impending Kenya Certificate of Primary

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