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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Anne Omoro’s Story

When I sat for my first national examination after primary school in Kenya in 2009, I thought that my education had come to a halt. My exam results came out and I had a good mark of 379, but I didn’t have the money to pay my school fees. I reported to school in February […]

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Executive Director Meets with Coordinators In East Africa

In July 2014, I had the opportunity to visit the GTL Coordinators in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. These meetings were very useful in highlighting the successes of the program and also issues of concern.  More importantly it was a great opportunity for me to get a feel of the activities on the ground. The coordinators […]

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Re-Imagine the Holidays

When shopping for holiday gifts, have you ever thought to yourself,  “There has to be a better way?”  For several years now, my friends and I have made donations to each other’s favorite charities at holiday time.  No more craziness at the mall, no more stress about getting the right gift, and, best of all […]

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Recent Communication with 3 Scholarship Coordinators

It is wonderful how electronic mail and texting make contacting one another so fast and easy!  We are even using viber so our texts, photos and phone calls are free! This wonderful way of contacting our friends and colleagues makes the great distance seem to disappear! Sister Lucy Theresia Diu, our Scholarship coordinator from Tanzania […]

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Testimony by a graduate of GTL – Kabare Girls, Kenya

Donate and invest in East African Girls   Its great to invest in the future of girls in East Africa!  Here is what Jane writes, Hello, my name is Jane Murage from Kenya,a beneficiary of GTL.  I wish to thank the organization very much for the financial help throughout my 4 years course in Kabare Girls’ […]

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The Importance of Educated Girls

“I come to work every day because I believe that our foundation has a role to play, along with our thousands of partners, in making the world a more equitable place. A necessary element of that role is helping women and girls realize their own power to advance the well-being of their families, their communities, […]

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Growth Through Learning travels to Africa

  May 24-June 4, 2015 We have new dates for travel to East Africa, May 24-June 4, 2015. We had to cancel the 2014 trip due to unavoidable circumstances. GTL Board members will make the annual visit, in May 2015,  to tour schools and participate in the annual conference with the East African scholarship coordinators. […]

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Visiting GTL sponsored students and Coordinators in Uganda and Tanzania in May 2015

East African Annual Visit GTL Board  travels  to East Africa in May for the annual visit to the students we sponsor and the Coordinators. The 10 days are  full of activities, which include focus group discussions on issues of importance  to our students, coordinators,  and alumni.  We want to know how the  program is doing on the ground, and […]

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Welcome Wanjiku Mwangi, Executive Director, Growth Through Learning

Growth Through Learning enthusiastically introduces our new Executive Director, Ms. Wanjiku Mwangi. Wanjiku comes to us with extensive background in program management, research and grant writing, and inter-cultural skills relevant to our mission of providing a high-quality, secondary education to promising young girls in East Africa.  Originally from Kenya, Wanjiku has relocated to the U.S. and […]

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