Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Maggie Gitau, Kenya, PHD Cultural Studies

August 12, 2011

Maggie Gitau, PHD Intercultural Studies

Maggie Gitau: Raising Partners…To Impact Africa About two weeks ago I hosted a family of nine from the USA. After their Maasai Mara safari, they decided to make a stop-over at slums in Nairobi, laden with token gifts to hand out. They distributed school shoes to impoverished children then met a micro-credit group consisting of […]



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Clene Nyiramahoro, PhD in Intercultural Studies

August 12, 2011

Clene Nyiramahoro, PhD Candidate University: Africa International University (AIU)  Program: PhD in Intercultural Studies

Beyond the Tears: a Rwandan Refugee’s intention to help heal the vulnerable during unrest. Having lived outside my home for almost 16 years, I was able to objectively think about some of the cultural values that are strongly held and which I believe have been contributing to the many conflicts that Rwanda has been subjected […]



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Esther Silamo, Randille, Kenya

August 11, 2011

Esther Silamo

Tertiary Education will give me a voice, where there is none   Education will give me the confidence, the knowledge and the vehicle to empower women in my community, who have been subjected to traditions that have suppressed them. I was raised in Northern Kenya, in a remote community where today many are starving. I […]



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Joy Ayuma Nandokha, Masters in Curriculum & Instruction

August 10, 2011

Joy Ayuma Nandokha

  Inspire to Work with  Care Givers; the individuals responsible for the next generation My name is Joy Ayuma Nandoka. I am a wife and mother to two children. I am pursuing a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction in African International University. My aim of pursuing the Masters in Christian Education is to become a […]



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Mary Ogalo, AIU Graduate, Kenya

July 4, 2010

Mary Ogalo Graduated in July 2010

The Global Bag Project Tell us more about your ministry to empower African women. Before I started my studies at NEGST, I had been involved in ministry among women, both inside and outside NEGST. During the 1st quarter of 2009, I was involved in linking up North American women with African women in empowerment projects […]



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Lucia Atoyebi, Master of Arts in Education Graduate, Nigeria

July 7, 2009

Mrs. Lucia Atoyebi is studying for a Master of Arts Degree in Education. She is married to Peter, and a mother of four grown children. Lucia and Peter have come to Kenya after working for 14 years in Cameroon. During that time, they started schools, established local churches, started programs for women in prisons, developed […]



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