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Down the Street in Nairobi

Down the Street in Nairobi

Nairobi is a city that never sleeps. The entire town hums with energy, full of people from all over the world. The intersection of different races, cultures, languages, and backgrounds creates a unique experience for everyone who visits. What is the same for every visitor, however, are the friendly, welcoming

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Keeping the Faith

Keeping the Faith

Faith is an outstanding student. She always puts her best effort forward in her classes, and this hard work is rewarded with a spot always within the top quarter of the students. Faith is naturally gifted in Biology, and she also loves classes such as CRE and English. English is

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Alvin’s Determination

Alvin’s Determination

Having grown up in the slums of Nairobi, Alvin learned at an early age that education is the best way out of poverty. With this knowledge, Alvin worked his hardest throughout his primary school career, and earned a very impressive grade on his exit exam. However, Alvin’s family was unable

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Blending In: School Uniforms

Blending In: School Uniforms

Whether private or public, primary or secondary, schools across Kenya require their students to have a uniform to attend class. Having a uniform goes a long way in contributing to a student’s sense of belonging to their school’s community. Unfortunately, it is often very difficult for students in impoverished areas

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Hospitality and Tourism Management in Kenya

Hospitality and Tourism Management in Kenya

Kenya is the unofficial “Safari Central” of the world. The country has it all: great weather, amazing wildlife including the Big Five (lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos, and water buffalo), snow-capped mountains, and miles of beautiful coastline. Couple all this with a diverse, friendly population and a steadily growing hospitality and

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Ndeto’s Charisma

Ndeto’s Charisma

Ndeto started his year on a high note by winning an award at Dream Children’s Home. He was crowned best recorder player in the home, and was also recognized for his great work as the recorder team leader. Not content to just stick to one instrument, Ndeto has also learned

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To the Stars

To the Stars

Earlier this year, a team of Kenyan scientists at the University of Nairobi designed and launched the country’s first nanosatellite. Kenya joins a number of other African countries, including Morocco, Egypt, Nigeria, and South Africa, to venture out into the stars. The new satellite is being utilized for a number

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Penina’s Accomplishments

Penina’s Accomplishments

It’s been one year since Penina graduated from college with help from Moja Tu. She earned a diploma in hospitality and was able to find a job at a hotel in Nairobi. Here, Penina works as a chef and waitress. In a recent interview with us, Penina said she loves

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Class of 2017!

Class of 2017!

At the end of 2017, Moja Tu celebrated another milestone: our largest group of students graduated from high school! The 13 students who make up our graduating class of 2017 have all been placed in colleges and universities to continue to pursue their education. We are so proud of all

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Ndulu’s Smile

Ndulu’s Smile

Ndulu was over the moon when she was accepted to Graceland Girls Secondary School at the beginning of 2018. She had performed well on her KCPEs, the secondary entry examinations, and viewed her enrollment into high school as a reward all on its own. Ndulu proved that she belonged in

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