Category: Kenyan News

The Second Kenyan-Canadian Exchange

The Second Kenyan-Canadian Exchange

Over the years, PA-MOJA has struggled with an existential dilemma that challenges many NGOs with interests and partners in Africa and frequently remains unresolved: Charity […]

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PA-MOJA and Ol Pejeta’s Bursary Day

PA-MOJA and Ol Pejeta’s Bursary Day

Getting through high school is probably the greatest and most important challenge in the education career of a needy Kenyan student. The fee alone is […]

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Kenyan Boys’ Homecoming

Kenyan Boys’ Homecoming

Between January and June 2016, three Kenyan boys – alumna of Tigithi Secondary School divided their time between as many Canadian sister schools as they […]

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The Javelin that Crossed the Atlantic

The Javelin that Crossed the Atlantic

By Ashli Akins “Why the heck are you bringing your javelin with you to Kenya?” my friend laughed at me. Another just said, “Okay, I […]

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Thome sends back a movie to Carbonear

Thome sends back a movie to Carbonear

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The Canadian Experience

The Canadian Experience

Between January 23 and March 25 2016, three Kenyan boys from one of our sister schools in Kenya, Tigithi Secondary  arrived in Canada to visit […]

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Our 2016 Scholarship Beneficiaries part 2

Our 2016 Scholarship Beneficiaries part 2

Komba Suleiman Tunu Komba knows better than most of us how it feels to be alone. He is the child of a single mother who […]

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Boniface Githaiga is one of the  6 students going to university

Our bursary students passed their final exams!

Every year, PA-MOJA in partnership with the Ol Pejeta Conservancy adds about 10 students to our scholarship cohort and 10 of the previous ones graduate. […]

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Nicholas, John and Hezron on reporting to Nanyuki High School.

Meet our 2016 PA-MOJA Scholarship Beneficiaries. #Part 1

  Scholarship stories are necessarily sad. They are sad because the kids we sponsor are often in dire straits. What is sadder is that out […]

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Njoguini Students Teach Stephen Girard how to Cook Ugali and “Managu”

Njoguini Students Teach Stephen Girard how to Cook Ugali and “Managu”

Njoguini Primary School students from Nanyuki were excited to share culture with their sister school, Stephen Girard Elementary in Philadelphia. They taught their sister school how […]

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The phenomenal Dagama and LFAS students

Throwback 2015! Langely Fine Arts School and Madison East

2015 stands reluctantly at the threshold. Re-laces her boots and looks back eyes wet with nostalgia yet bright with anticipation. Her suitcase firmly in her […]

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Chilling with fellow Bursary Students Susan and Susan.

Susan Lekorele

Every year, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy picks several needy students from the  surrounding community for the PA-MOJA bursary scheme. Some get part scholarships and the more needy […]

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Smiling through it all

The Uphill Pursuit of Education

    A month ago, Susan Lekolie was your typical teenager. She was bubbling with the excitement of going to a new school and she couldn’t wait […]

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Sanava Mwende from Losie girls Secondary thinks she is ready. We couldn’t agree more.

The Big National Exam!

  Last week marked the start of a fortnight that every Kenyan high highschool student looks forward to and dreads in equal measure. For the […]

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I was made for TV!

I want to be a newscaster when I grow up!

One of Kenya’s leading literary minds Ngugi wa Thiong’o recently published his memoirs titled, “Dreams in a time of war“. He talks about how hard […]

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VICTOR MAGETO’S BUTTERFLY EFFECT.

VICTOR MAGETO’S BUTTERFLY EFFECT.

Mageto was one of the first students to join butterfly effect in Kenya and he is now in his final year of high school. These […]

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Practising using a stick

Achieving Javelin Glory With a Stick

What does it take for a schoolboy to become the best javelin thrower in a country known to produce world class Olympians? Obviously, they will […]

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Victory for the Global Classroom

Victory for the Global Classroom

Nothing beats teamwork, except perhaps, better teamwork.  The PA-MOJA team exemplified the truth in this assertion when it mobilized thousands of its members and supporters […]

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Butterfly Effect: Giant Step in Collaboration

Butterfly Effect: Giant Step in Collaboration

  PA-MOJA has taken a significant step forward in its cultural exchange program. Because PA-MOJA believes that students in Kenya and North America can learn […]

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Thome Boys say hello to Carbonear and GAMP

Thome Boys say hello to Carbonear and GAMP

The team at PA-MOJA is excited to welcome our new sister school, Carbonear Collegiate. Carbonear is our first sister school in Newfoundland and will join […]

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Tigithi Students Head to the Regional Science Fair

Tigithi Students Head to the Regional Science Fair

In February 2015, James Muraguri and Brian Mwangi came up with an idea for an ‘Automated Solar Switch’ as their inquiry project for the Butterfly […]

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Mirera Primary and Mary Hill Elementary Start a New Sister School Relationship

Mirera Primary and Mary Hill Elementary Start a New Sister School Relationship

Michele Ried, principal of Mary Hill Elementary School and Nicole Elliot, the school’s leadership teacher, learned about PA-MOJA and felt that having a sister school […]

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Endana Primary and Secondary School Visits – Summer 2014

Endana Primary and Secondary School Visits – Summer 2014

During the summer of 2014, the PA-MOJA team from North America visited both Endana Primary and Secondary schools to share cultural exchange materials from their […]

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William  Okoth and Wilson Muriithi - Patrol Supervisors

Helping Humans and Wildlife Co-Exist

Ol Pejeta Conservancy works hard to make sure that the community surrounding the conservancy is not in conflict with the wildlife in the neighbouring conservancy. […]

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Matanya Welcomes Kwayhquitlum

Matanya Welcomes Kwayhquitlum

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