Denish was a promising student in his primary school – receiving high marks and passing all his exams. The next step should seem simple but for many children in Nairobi, Kenya, the journey ends here.
Denish is one of 9 siblings and for his father, this is quite a household to keep up financially. Even working in the nearby Runda estate of Nairobi does not provide enough, and in this case, not enough for school. When Denish heard of his passing scores from primary school, he was so excited to share the good news with his family. Unfortunately, the good news fell short when Denish’s father shared that he could not afford the school fees to send his son to school the next year. Denish wept.
The only thing that his father could offer him was encouragement to pray to God and trust that His will be done.
The next school year came and as Denish joined his dad in the labor business, he watched his fellow students from the previous year walk to high school in their new uniforms. Denish felt sad and jealous. But one day he saw something else: bright yellow school uniforms to another high school in the area. He asked his dad to inquire about this other school and his dad didn’t hesitate. The following morning, Denish’s dad walked into the office at New Dawn Educational Centre and shared his son’s passing test scores. The staff was impressed and admission for Denish was granted!
Thanks to New Dawn and it’s partners like Mocha Club, Denish was not only able to open space for him to learn but the financial means to take care of his fees.
Today Denish has graduated high school and looks forward to the opportunity to further his education at the university.
“When Jesus say yes, nobody can say no. To this far I have reached, I’ll never be a shamed to say that its all about God, and Glory to Him in the highest.”