Africa SOMA Inc.

Africa SOMA sees education as a central tool in improving the lives of all people. In Kenya, progress has been made in expanding access to education, however large hurdles remain: quality is often low, secondary schools are prohibitively expensive, and often the most vulnerable groups, such as Maasai pastoralists, continue to be unable to access even primary education. Improving participation in schooling requires creative solutions that lower barriers to entry and improve the learning environment. Our programs aspire to contribute to such creative solutions. We work in partnership with local organizations and community members and promote community investment and involvement in all of our p...
Educate Maasai kids: full high school scholarships
 
You can help provide high school scholarships to the top two girls and boys in the Elangata Wuas 2014 graduating class. Since high school in Kenya is not free, many students drop out after primary school, especially in rural areas such as Elangata Wuas where families may not have the money to send their children to school. These scholarships ensure that the brightest students are able to continue their education and graduate from high school, opening up a world of opportunities to them. project reportread updates from the field
Help Alex finish school and become a Librarian!
 
Alex loves reading. As the first of seven brothers to go to highschool it's not a surprise his passion for books has him dreaming of being a librarian when he finishes school. "Most of the times I come [to the library I] read storybooks as well as the revision textbooks." With your help Africa SOMA will cover the costs of Alex's four years of high school, giving him the educational foundation to not only become a Librarian but change his life. $790 will cover Alex's 4 year secondary education.
Help Yvonne finish high school & become a Doctor
 
A strong student, Yvonne is already focused on her future. When asked what she hopes to do after graduating high school Yvonne tells us "I want to join university to study medicine and then become a doctor". A lover of netball and music this well rounded student is eager to learn. With your help Africa SOMA will cover the costs of Yvonne's final four years of high school, giving her the educational foundation to not only become a doctor but change her life. $790 will cover Yvonne's tuition. project reportread updates from the field
Help Emily finish school and become an Accountant!
 
A math whiz, Emily is already focused on a future that makes use of her abilities. "When I was in primary school I realized I was very good in math and it became my favourite subject." Emily tell us "Now I still love it and I want to become an accountant one day." With your help, Africa SOMA will cover the costs of Emily's four years of high school, giving her the educational foundation to achieve her dream of becoming an accountant. $790 will cover Emily's 4 year secondary education. project reportread updates from the field
Help Damaris finish school and become a teacher!
 
With her love of education, Damaris is determined to finish her high school education and become a teacher. Damaris feels education is the key to her future. When asked what the best part about starting high school is she answered simply, "You can change your life." With your help Africa SOMA will cover the costs of Damaris' final four years of high school, giving her the educational foundation to not only become a teacher but change her life. $790 will cover Damaris' 4 year secondary education project reportread updates from the field
Help Gideon finish school and become an engineer
 
Although he may love the soccer pitch, Gideon's passion is math. It is his favourite subject and the reason he wants to be an electrical engineer. "I like learning, I take my time learning rather than going to the [soccer] field". With your help Africa SOMA will cover the costs of Gideon's high school education so he can become an engineer. "It will help me to continue with my education and continue with my goals that I have set for my life". $790 will cover Gideon's 4 year secondary education. project reportread updates from the field
Help Monica finish high school & become a doctor
 
Inspired by the lack of hospitals in her region, Monica wants to become a doctor. As Monica said herself, "I cannot become [a doctor], if I have not gone to school and learned the right subjects for becoming a doctor." With your help, Africa SOMA will cover the costs of Monica's final year of high school, giving her the educational foundation to prepare her for medical school. project reportread updates from the field
 
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