Project #7376

Building leaders using education & local projects

by PATHWAYS Leadership for Progress


Many bright, but disadvantaged youth in Kenya need help with university fees. We assist and also require the development of a community project that the student leads during their university career.
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Youth who are bright and motivated, though disadvantaged, have the potential to provide leadership to their country, but because of lack of school fees, they often cannot get a university education and thus cannot realize their potential. PATHWAYS Leadership for Progress offers scholarships to motivated youth to the University of Nairobi with the provision that they must lead a community development project. We have 16 scholars but here, only highlight three, Jemimah, Dennis, and Michael.


Obtaining a university education will equip the youth with the skills they need to obtain a good job and to assess the problems confronting their country. Working on a community project will develop future leaders who will learn to "pay it forward".

Long-Term Impact

We will help Jemima, Dennis, and Michael who are disadvantaged yet motivated youth to get a university degree and to also help their community. Jemima: poultry rearing and agriculture; Dennis: solar power, fish farming and tree planting; and Michael: cassava growing.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


PATHWAYS Leadership for Progress wbsite
PATHWAYS scholar Brian Maluki offering appreciatio

Organization Information

PATHWAYS Leadership for Progress

Location: Lilburn, GA - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Angie Gust
PATHWAYS Leadership for Progress
Lilburn, GA Kenya