Matata is fully funded for 2024, but he is raising funds for the current funding year.

Matata is a student from Kenya. He needs $500 by January 1, 2025 to stay in school and is currently 0% toward his goal.

Raised $0 from 0 donors Needs $500

About

Matata is a daring young boy who believes that success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. He is the last born in a family of four. His parents are unemployed and largely depend on subsistence farming, which has been negatively affected by frequent severe droughts. Most of the rural roads in his village are very impassable and this has pushed him towards achieving his dream of becoming an engineer. Since Matata was a young boy, he has always liked playing football not only at home but also in school and he was the goalkeeper for his school team.

Where your donation goes

Total $500
  • Food
    $100
  • Books
    $100
  • Tuition
    $300

Matata's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2025 Form 2
2024 Form 1

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Hi donors,
am happy to write to you this afternoon.We had closed the school
soon after we had did our exams.the school was so interesting .There
was term 1 games.Although I participated at zonal level I did not
a manage to proceed at sub county level.
In my school I have very loving friends who are able to share ideas
together.We usually do things together,take food in group and also
solve difficult questions.In school we take so very healthy foods but the boring thing is that we always take githeri every evening.We have
so good teachers.It has been one year since I joined secondary school.All things are fine.Thank You.
Hi donors,
am happy to write this to thank the almighty God for his good deeds
in my life.I also wand to thank you for having mercy on me.I was happy to join form two this term.Am working hard on my studies.
last week we hosted drama on our school and so interesting.I did not
appear but I was enjoying.On opening, I did an exam and I managed
number 1. Thank you very much.Continue supporting me and God will
you all.Thank you.
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