Kenya Alumni Sponsor Student

The Umoja Alumni Chapter demonstrates how we are Changing Communities One Child at a Time. This group of former Chulaimbo students stays connected to the Umoja family (and each other!) even as they pursue careers and post-secondary education throughout Kenya. They gathered on December 28 to discuss ways to support younger students. The students we…

New Year, New Name

        It’s official! Our new name is Umoja Partnership, reflecting the unity of our congregations and schools working together to change the lives of vulnerable Kenyan children. The logo design was inspired by so many students who say Umoja is like a light in the darkness, helping them see a brighter future. 

19th School in 2019

School Lunch Program Expands to 19th School in 2019 Global Interfaith Partnership is extending its successful food security program to orphaned and vulnerable children in another primary school in western Kenya. The Umoja Project currently serves lunch to 3,100 students in 18 primary schools. The 19th school, Uradi Primary School, will begin serving lunch to…

BET UP begins!

This weekend we are launching the Boys Empowerment Team of Umoja Project. The program for adolescent boys focuses on healthy interpersonal relationships, goal setting and psychosocial support for these young students, who face enormous challenges as they pursue education and work towards becoming productive, self-sufficient adults. The highly successful girls empowerment program (GET UP) started…

Get Up Senior Retreat Brings Together Secondary and Post-Secondary Students

Female Umoja students in secondary school spent a few days in Nakuru for the Girls Empowerment Team retreat. They divided into groups (named after notable universities, such as Oxford, Harvard and Yale) and spent time with mentors, postsecondary students and community leaders. The retreat emphasizes healthy relationships and goal setting and is an awesome opportunity…