May 17 Updates

High School STARS: The 11 STARS returned for second term this past Monday to their schools. This was two weeks after the planned 2nd term school openings, due to rains that caused widespread flooding in many areas of Kenya. Some STARS, also, experienced flooding while staying with their guardians/relatives. College STARS: The 3 STARS in […]

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STARS Updates

Here are key updates on the STARS. Fourteen “Students Transforming Africa Renewing its Society” are in their final years. Three are completing colleges in pharmacy, power engineering and human administration. Eleven are preparing for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education exams scheduled for Novemeber. Heavy rains with deadly flooding delayed the start of the second term

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STARS Celebrates 20 Years of “Educating One, Changing Many” to Impact 1000+ Lives

In the 1990s, Africa faced the devastating impact of HIV/AIDS, leaving behind millions of orphaned children. Witnessing this plight in Kenya while volunteering at an orphanage, Ken Prussner realized that high school-age orphans faced huge challenges in getting an education. How could they thrive when high school was already a luxury for many Kenyans? In

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Three Things I Want You to Know From My 2019 Kenya Trip (And Why They Matter)

I recently returned from my 13th trip to Kenya.  I was in Miwani, Western Kenya. That’s where our local partner, the Miwani Community Based Organization (MCBO) led by St Luke’s Pastor Joshua Atieno Auka, and the high school STARS are based.  During my 10 days there, we conducted leadership development sessions with the STARS. I

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