Education  Kenya Project #15530

Educate 159 orphaned secondary students in Kenya

by UMOJA PARTNERSHIP, INC.
Educate 159 orphaned secondary students in Kenya
Educate 159 orphaned secondary students in Kenya
Educate 159 orphaned secondary students in Kenya
Educate 159 orphaned secondary students in Kenya
Educate 159 orphaned secondary students in Kenya
Educate 159 orphaned secondary students in Kenya
Educate 159 orphaned secondary students in Kenya
Educate 159 orphaned secondary students in Kenya
Educate 159 orphaned secondary students in Kenya
Educate 159 orphaned secondary students in Kenya
Sep 27, 2019

Lorite talks about Secondary School

Lorite Class 6
Lorite Class 6

In August I went to Kenya and participated in the girl's empowerment retreat. I got to sit down with a group of post-secondary (university) students. Lorite presented me with a three page letter of thanks. Lorite, who often goes by her middle name Lorine, has been an Umoja student since class 6 (2009). Currently she is studying Maritime Business Managment at Moi University. Lorite has been a recipient of all the services that we offer through the project. Here is what she says about secondary school:

In 2011 after getting my KCPE results having attained 290 marks, I got priviledged to be absorbed by Umoja Project as one of the student whose high school fees would be paid by the project. I joined Ojalla Girls in 2012 and transferred to Mawgo Girls in 2014. I express sincere gratitute to the entire group that works selflessly to ensure that hopeless children and the vulnerable in Kenya are hopeful once more. During my Secondary school education, the leadership of the project in Indiana and in Kenya ensured that I remain committed and focused on success by setting a standard grade that I was not to perform below, paying frequent visits to the school, having quality time together discussing on the issues affecting me and other Umoja students, as well afterwich we would share a meal together, the spirit of a true and caring family.

All that seemed dark is now light altogether. Moral standards have also not been left behind as far as Umoja Project is concernerned. I am therefore confident to declare that Umoja Project is a foundation that moulds whole rounded citizens with a difference and whose impact on the society cannot be ignored.

I sincerly pray to God to keep uniting us and letting this family grow as much as possible. May He bless everyone who participates in this to ensure that everything keeps moving. In Kenya, we are humbled for such an honor. Surely you did not care about your ownselves but decided to awaken a dream and nurture it. 

In 2019 we are supporting 135 students in secondary school (high school). We are proud of these young people and all they are accomplishing despite being orphaned. In Kenya, students have started their third and final term of the year and will be taking those KCSE exams that help to determine whether they can continue their studies at university or community schools. Please keep these children in your prayers as they finish out their year. We report back in December to let you know how the results came out!

Also don't forget to click on the link below to see a video thanks from Lorite Lorine.

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