Project #7998

Send Kenyan Graduates to College

by Heroes of the Nation
Jun 19, 2012

Graduates Studying and Volunteering

I just received a list of 25 graduates from Kenya with their corresponding schools and courses of study. It is amazing to look at the names of students who, just a few years ago, were working diligently on their examinations dreaming of what life would look like after graduation.

One of our students, Helen (name changed for privacy), received poor marks on her final high school examination. She was heartbroken and discouraged, not knowing what her future would hold. HTN's orphanage director, Violet Gitonga, made Helen a priority, bringing in a private tutor so that Helen could learn the needed material in order to re-take the exam. Helen worked hard and is now studying at the Kenya Institute of Management! She has six semesters left before she receives her diploma in business management. This is just one of the many success stories from the graduates at Heroes of the Nation.

These graduates are not only working hard in school, they are inspiring other young people. Thirteen of our graduates have spent time volunteering at the Heroes of the Nation campus. Helen has volunteered as a caretaker of younger children. One graduate has volunteered as a high school teacher, another is helping in our medical clinic, another is assisting with the child sponsorship program.

Thank you for making dreams a reality for our graduates. We could not do this without you!


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Heroes of the Nation

Location: Redding, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​​
Project Leader:
Sarah Larsen
International Sponsorship and Special Projects Manager
Redding , CA United States

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