Project #12645

Educate Maasai kids: full high school scholarships

by Africa SOMA Inc.
Oct 17, 2013

Meet Gideon and our previous scholars!

Gideon, one of Africa SOMA
Gideon, one of Africa SOMA's 2013 Scholars

"It [the Africa SOMA Scholarship] will help me to continue with my education and continue with my goals that I have set for my life" - Gideon, one of Africa SOMA's 2013 Scholars

Africa SOMA is continuing to fundraise for the four year high school costs of our 2013 scholarship students. To facilitate this work we have been creating microprojects associated with this project which allows us to highlight the talents of the individuals who are the recipients of our scholarships. In September Africa SOMA was pleased to see that the microproject fundraising for Damaris' secondary school costs reached it's goal. 

With this in mind we would like to introduce you to Gideon, one of our two male 2013 scholarship recipents, and our current microproject focus. Gideon loves math and his goal is to become an electrical engineer when he grows up. You can learn more about him by checking out the microproject associated with him here (

Africa SOMA has been offering scholarships to the highest achieving students in the Elangata Wuas school district since 2005. As a result we have many past scholars who have gone on to further their studies or enter the workforce. Recently, Isaac, a member of the Africa SOMA team, caught up with some of our previous scholars. Ruth started a bachelors degree in Human Resource Management this September at Kenyatta University. Everlyne also started a  teaching diploma this September at the Polytechnic University of Nairobi. Tony is currently back in Elangata Wuas working as a teacher at Inaudot Primary School and hopes to start University sometime soon. Nathan started a bachelors degree at Egerton University in Wildlife Management. Africa SOMA would like to wish all our previous scholars the best of luck in their future educations and careers and thank all our previous supporters for their investement in Kenyas future!

Thank you again for investing in the students of Elangata Wuas. Your hard earned money is being well spent on the education of bright Kenyan students who hold the future of Kenya in their hands. 

On behalf of them, the Elangata Wuas Community and the rest of the Africa SOMA Team, thank you. 



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Organization Information

Africa SOMA Inc.

Location: Montreal, Quebec - Canada
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Anna Bunce
Fundraising Officer
Montreal, Quebec Canada

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