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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Recruiting New Board Members for GTL

Mission Growth Through Learning (GTL) is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping young women in East Africa to achieve their aspirations for themselves, their families, and their communities.   We do this by providing scholarships for secondary school to bright but impoverished young women in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.   For more information, please visit […]

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Africa trip- October 2014

GTL Bod is gearing up for the next Africa trip, which takes place in October. We land in TZ and visit the schools and girls in Moshi, and continue on to Uganda in 4 days. Watch this space! Wanjiku

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Making Choices

Mid-winter is a great season at Growth Through Learning. We go into top gear as we begin receiving most of our donations for the year, updating our records and sending out handwritten thank you notes. At the same time, we receive reports on our scholars, and those who are graduating in November (their school years […]

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Lives Are Transforming – Conversations and visits

Every year we issue a few special invitations to friends and acquaintances whom we think might enjoy the chaos and intensity of our trip to East Africa to visit our students. It takes a special sort of person to give up a vacation in say, Paris or Jamaica, in favor of a trip to rural […]

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Response from a reader

Hello everyone, We are back safely and sifting through some great stories and photos to share with you. While we do, I wanted to share the link to this post with you: Mei Mayasari sent this link to an article she posted on NUHA Foundation’s website. Like us, NUHA looks for ways to strengthen educational […]

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Nairobi

I write this post from a tent in the departure section of Nairobi’s largest airport (the airport having burned several weeks before we got here). First, let me say that everyone in our group is fine. The events of the past couple of days have interrupted our focus somewhat, and under the circumstances, I will […]

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GTL Group Safe in Nairobi

With the attack at the mall today, you may be concerned about the safety of family and friends in Nairobi.  The internet at the hotel is down right now, but Amy has asked me to post that all GTL travelers in Nairobi are safe.  The group coming from Tanzania later today will be met at the […]

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