Lift Off- Donovan Livingstone

Here is a video with a remarkable speech by Donovan Livingstone during the Harvard Education Commenement Ceremony-2016. It was no ordinary speech, he breathed life into his words with spoken word and prompts us to feel,to feel the magnitude and intensity of his passion and the impact/ influence of education.   “Education then, beyond all […]

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Congratulations to Harriet Kariuki; GTL Girl & Harvard Graduate

It’s banner day for Growth through Learning!! Harriet Kariuki a GTL Girl from Kenya received a diploma from Harvard University in May 2016. You Go Girl, says Richard Jenson GTL Board Member pictured with Harriet. Hongera sana Harriet. We are very proud of you!

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A village celebrates success

In 2015 Michelle Tikoyan completed high school at Pemwai Girls’ Secondary School in the Rift Valley, Kenya. She passed with flying colors and will be the first person in her family to go to college. Michelle is one of 6 children brought up a by single mother with no job or family wealth to support […]

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Monica Wanjiru Ndung’u’s story

  My name is Monica Wanjiru Ndung’u. I am 24 years old, a recent Information Technology graduate from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.   I come from a humble background. In 2006 I joined my two older brothers in high school. It was a big challenge for my parents to raise school fees […]

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Faces From East Africa

Here are a few of our pictures from East Africa. Taken by our very own girls, in our 5 Cameras Project. Share it, Like it, Tweet It, Add us on Google+

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Harriet’s Life Journey with critical support by GTL when she needed it most

          “Your future is never determined by your background” they always say (I see you Dr. James Mwangi) But let’s be frank, sometimes you look back at your family background and just feel like your future is barricaded by your present condition, your family’s conditions and even your grandparents’ or even […]

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Photos from our East African visit in May 2015

The GTL Board and Friends were excited to spend time with students in Uganda and Tanzania, also with all the Coordinators. Here are some photos!  

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A successful visit to East Africa- Uganda and Tanzania

East Africa Annual trip by GTL Board and friends in May 2015 The GTL Board and Friends had  a successful  10 days visit with the Girls, Headteachers and Coordiators,in Uganda and Tanzania,  full of activities that included, a coordinators conference, meetings with teachers and focus group discussions with students, coordinators and alumni. The girls continue to perform […]

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Evalyn Nyaga from Kenya appreciates GTL’s role in her life

Testimony of a changed life- Evalyn’s Story I salute you all.    My name is Evalyn Wairimu Nyaga from Kirinyaga County in Kenya, East Africa.  I was born in a family of five, the only girl and the last born in the family.  My parents were peasants and therefore they were not in a place […]

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President’s Letter

As the newly elected President of Growth Through Learning (GTL), I want to take this opportunity to share my excitement and optimism for the future of our GTL mission: enabling bright young women to receive a high quality secondary education at boarding schools in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. In the early 1980s my husband and […]

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