Education for the Future Generations

At 5:45 a.m., Jerry Ogallo, the Maisha Academy head teacher, leaves his house and begins peddling towards the Maisha Academy. After riding his bicycle for 45 minutes on the bumpy dirt roads, he arrives at school and makes his way upstairs to his office to prepare for the day’s events.   The school grounds begin […]Read more

Put on Your LIFE Glasses

Over the years, you’ve come to know that “Maisha Means Life.” Over the coming months, we’re digging deep to define “LIFE” and explore together all that encompasses. Our goal is to give you a fresh look at Maisha and present our projects through a new set of lenses.   The four themes that characterize Maisha […]Read more

The Gospel Project

Shouts of praise and songs of worship echo throughout the Maisha compound on Sunday mornings. Children from all over the village flock to the community center where The Gospel Project is held each week prior to the main worship service.   The Gospel Project is a three-year study plan that goes through the Bible chronologically […]Read more

Maisha’s Summer Missions

A large group of children in yellow and burgundy Maisha Academy uniforms walked down a dirt road singing songs, anxiously awaiting the arrival of visitors. Meanwhile, a van with a group of excited Americans ventures through the village’s bumpy dirt roads to Maisha’s compound.   The two worlds collide and officially become a family after […]Read more


In 2010, Steven Nguta, Maisha’s on-ground missions coordinator, helped drill one water pump in the Shambas of Maisha, Maisha’s sustainable farming project. Six years later, Nguta is now the team leader of the drilling team and has helped drill each of the three wells that now sit in the “Garden of Life.”   Water4, an […]Read more

Dormitory Update

At the 2015 Light the Future Gala, The Maisha Project launched the campaign to fund the girls and boys dormitories. Now, six months later, the walls to the girl’s dormitory are complete.   The Maisha Project desires to provide a safe haven for children attending the Maisha Academy who are identified as at-risk. Walking in […]Read more

Maisha Night of Worship

The Maisha Project is extremely grateful for all God is doing in Kenya and you’re invited to come celebrate with us! Join The Maisha Project for the Maisha Night of Worship from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at OKC Community Church located at 421 NW 23rd St in Oklahoma City. […]Read more

Happy Mother’s Day!

On Sunday, May 8, 2016, over 122.5 million people will pick up a phone and call their Mom. In the United States, the first Sunday in May is dedicated to recognizing mothers. Maisha would like to honor all the Maisha Moms around the world.   Motherhood, as defined by, means “the state of being […]Read more

Ready, Set, Run!

After nine children from Maisha and 11 mothers and daughters from Oklahoma ran the Rift Valley Marathon in Eldoret, Kenya, in 2011, they were inspired to create a race of their own. The Run for Life Marathon began in 2014 and has become a yearly event for The Maisha Project.   At 7:30 a.m. on […]Read more

Spring Break Success

During a visit to the Nyalenda slums, one of the Bridgeway Spring Break 2016 team members received a text. The message from her brother-in-law, who was in the United States, said he knew they were going to encounter a person with vision problems. Another member of the team said they knew they were going to […]Read more

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