Category: North American News

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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Alpha Yaya Diallo to Play at the PA-MOJA 10- Year Celebration Dinner

Alpha Yaya Diallo to Play at the PA-MOJA 10- Year Celebration Dinner

PA-MOJA is honoured to have multiple award winning musician Alpha Yaya Diallo play at our 10-Year Celebration Dinner being held at Newland’s Golf and Country […]

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PA-MOJA Brings a Kenyan Perspective Directly to Windermere.

PA-MOJA Brings a Kenyan Perspective Directly to Windermere.

Victor Mageto, a student from Kenya, visited Mwituria school in Kenya and then, just a few days later spent the whole day at their sister […]

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Carbonear’s PA-MOJA Connection

Carbonear’s PA-MOJA Connection

At Carbonear Collegiate, PA-MOJA has successfully raised funds and made a cultural connection with our sister school, Thome. We are thrilled to say that our […]

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Spring Creek School has been Busy

Spring Creek School has been Busy

The Spring Creek Community School (SCCS) has been working on some fundraising this year and learning about schools/life in Kenya. Fundraising – We raised approx. […]

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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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Windermere High School sings for Mwituria

Windermere High School sings for Mwituria

Windermere High Sschool students, under the direction of music teacher, Andrea Lee, honored Mwituria students by featuring Kenyan songs at their recent choir night and […]

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PA-MOJA volunteer, Leigh Vierstra, in the news.

PA-MOJA volunteer, Leigh Vierstra, in the news.

Leigh Vierstra, a teacher from Madison East High School and PA-MOJA volunteer, was awarded the ‘Topnotch Teacher’ award from a local TV station for taking […]

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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 Wins $50,000 Grand Prize

Butterfly Effect Wins $50,000 Grand Prize

PA-MOJA and the Butterfly Effect team of Silvia Knittel, Alison Stuart and Penny Carnrite, would like to thank all the people who voted and encouraged […]

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Ms. Lee and the Windermere Choir Greet Mwituria

Ms. Lee and the Windermere Choir Greet Mwituria

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PA-MOJA could win $50,000 – We Need Your Help

PA-MOJA could win $50,000 – We Need Your Help

 ‘Butterfly Effect’ is PA-MOJA’s online sharing site where students in Canada and Kenya post all phases of their projects online and collaborate to support each other’s […]

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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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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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Burnaby South’s Rebel Famine – 2015

Burnaby South’s Rebel Famine – 2015

The Rebel Famine, an annual fundraising event at Burnaby South Secondary school, was a success again in 2015.  The student government organized the event to […]

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PA-MOJA Volunteer Shares Photos of a Summer in Kenya

PA-MOJA Volunteer Shares Photos of a Summer in Kenya

Here are a selection photographs taken by PA-MOJA volunteers, Lon Smith and Suzanne Fengler, during their visit to Kenya in the summer of 2014. BIRDS: […]

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2014 PA-MOJA Christmas Video

2014 PA-MOJA Christmas Video

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Global Village Market 2014

Global Village Market 2014

Canadian sister school, Langley Fine Arts School recently hosted the second annual Global Village market. Thousands of items, including books, clothing and children’s toys were […]

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Never too Old to Make a Difference

Never too Old to Make a Difference

PA-MOJA director, Heather Hall, met with 89 year old quilt-maker, Jean Callarec, who sews quilts that are taken to Kenya by PA-MOJA volunteers every summer. During […]

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A Letter from a Young Fundraiser

A Letter from a Young Fundraiser

Hi. My name is Esther and I am going to tell you an amazing story about how my friends and I have made a difference […]

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Burnaby South’s Rebel Famine Night Connects Students in Canada and Kenya

Burnaby South’s Rebel Famine Night Connects Students in Canada and Kenya

On February 7th, 2014, about 40 Burnaby South students participated in Rebel Famine, a 30-hour fast to fundraise for PA-MOJA and learn about our sister […]

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Windermere Secondary School welcomes PA-MOJA volunteer Heather Hall

Windermere Secondary School welcomes PA-MOJA volunteer Heather Hall

PA-MOJA volunteer, Heather Hall, visited Windermere Secondary School to meet the students who are connecting with Mwituria Secondary School students in Kenya.  Heather was treated […]

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PA-MOJA Table at the North Poplar Market

PA-MOJA Table at the North Poplar Market

Asia North Poplar, sister school to Uaso Nyiro, displayed Kenyan art work at a table at the annual Poplar Market in Abbotsford.  This year, the […]

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Windermere Students Connect to Mwituria

Windermere Students Connect to Mwituria

  Sixty students at Windemere Secondary who belong to Ms. Lee ‘s 9/10 choir and the UNICEF club have decided that writing letters to their […]

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Top fundraiser at Girard.

Girard Student Likes Helping Others

  Sometimes with a little help from Mom, small children can do big things! Abby White, 6, is a first-grader in Room 210 at Girard […]

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