“I will forever be grateful and shall work hard to be helpful to other children in the future too. Especially those aspiring to be of substance like me”
“I first cried because I couldn’t believe it. Later, I worked hard because I know many others who never joined school because of fees”
“God bless Hifadhi Africa for giving hope to hopeless, opening closed doors and ensuring dreams are no longer concepts but reality.” -Albert Kirui. Mwangi is a Form 2 student at Bishop Ndingi Secondary School.
Havillah is our Form 1 student at Barbello High School. She was the best pupil at Nginyang Primary. On this photo is Havillah, her mother and Hifadhi Africa’s Collins Nakedi in East Pokot.
Joy and her 7 siblings are raised by single mother. She scored 361 marks. She was the second highest performing pupil from the 42 interviewees. “I wanted to go to High School so that I can be a doctor-I love Science. Though my family was financially burdened to support my studies, they appreciated the concept of education.” Joy’s sponsorship was made possible courtesy of financial support Cindy McGregor.
Yusuf Isaack is among two students that Hifadhi Africa helped secure admission and financial aid at United States International University. He’s a second year student pursuing Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
Kambi Karani is a first year student at USIU, studying International Relations. Despite having good grades in his high school studies, Kambi stayed at home for four years. His parents could not afford to take him to university. Meanwhile he worked at a barber shop back in his village to earn a living. “I was not even dreaming about university education, so I thought that was my destiny. It’s through initiatives of organizations like Hifadhi Africa which come to educate the people about the importance of education. I went to high school through that initiative because I was seeing them like role models.”
“I had no doubt about passing. But I knew my family couldn’t support me beyond Primary level. So, I just did exams”
“There is no organization like Hifadhi Africa. Not in my world”
Boniface is a Form 3 student at Raila Education Centre. Boniface is orphan by father and is from the second largest slum settlement-Kibera.
Ruth from East Pokot scored 319 out of the possible 500 marks in last year’s national exams. She has been admitted to Tabagon Girl’s High School, Kabarnet. “Hifadhi Africa’s financial and moral support came in handy. Finishing Primary school was an opportunity for my dad to marry me off but now I can focus on my next 4 years mission- To accomplish High School education and make sense of my life”.
Faith Kamama is a Form Two student at St. Theresa’s Tartar Girls Secondary School in Kapenguria. We at Hifadhi Africa are excited by her potential and chances to pursue her academic dream.
In this photo is Jackline and her father attending her first day at the USIU. She is among two students that Hifadhi Africa helped secure admission and financial aid at United States International University. She’s a second year student pursuing Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.