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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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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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Tegla Loroupe, Advocate of Education

Tegla Loroupe, Advocate of Education

Here at Moja Tu, we are always on the lookout for great examples for our students to follow. Recently, we learned about the life and achievements of Tegla Loroupe, one of Kenya’s most successful athletes. Tegla is not simply an accomplished long-distance track runner – she is also

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Christie, a Moja Tu Rockstar!

Christie, a Moja Tu Rockstar!

One of our very own board members and sponsors, Christie, was recently featured in Kenya’s Parents’ Magazine. Check out her interview here!
We are astounded by Christie’s dedication to Moja Tu, and to her sponsored students. Here’s to many more wonderful years with you on board, Christie!

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Hard Times Strengthen Us

Hard Times Strengthen Us

“Hard times strengthen us.”
This saying has gotten Beatrice, the director of Sons of Manaseh, one of our partner children’s homes, through the worst of times. It began in 2014, when her husband, the founder of the children’s home, passed away. He was a dedicated man who was called to

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Looking Back…And Ahead

Looking Back…And Ahead

Jambo, friends! Can you believe we’re wrapping up the year already? 2017 was a year full of new beginnings, new opportunities, and new faces for Moja Tu. This year, we…

Expanded our team to support our growing population of sponsored students
Our sponsored students grew by 30 students from

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The Dream Mum

The Dream Mum

The warm, comforting environment of Dream Children’s Home makes it feel like a place for everyone. This is thanks to the efforts of Rachel, the founder of the home, who is referred to as “Mum” by all the residents. She has worked tirelessly to make her center a place where all children

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Education Eradicates Poverty

Education Eradicates Poverty

Over 40% of Kenya’s population lives below the poverty line, and the unemployment rate is roughly the same. With numbers like these, it’s little wonder that many children do not continue on to secondary school after finishing their primary education. Many families simply need their children to work, either on

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Stepping Up

Stepping Up

One of our dear friends and sponsors, Barbara Baggett, wrote a very heartfelt entry for our blog. Read about her experience with Moja Tu, and send her kind words to everyone you know!…
“I visited Kenya for the second time in 2012 with an Austin based non-profit Well Aware, whose

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Mzee Mugo: The Poor Donor

Mzee Mugo: The Poor Donor

When we first met Mzee Mugo, he was holding a fundraiser to help build a church. Our Laikipia contact cheerfully introduced him to us as “the poor donor”. Our contact explained that Mzee Mugo was not actively involved in community service because he had a surplus of wealth to give,

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