Meet Maisha’s Choir Members

The Maisha Project is excited to announce the Light the Future Choir will return to Oklahoma this fall!

 

The 18 children will spend one month in Oklahoma performing at the Light the Future Gala on Nov. 7 and at various churches and schools.

Learn more about the children from Maisha who will be singing and dancing for you!

Caroline Adhiambo Rombo
Age – 12
Grade – 4
School – Maisha Academy
Siblings – five sisters
Hobbies – be a police
Caroline said she is excited to sing in Oklahoma.

Ann Akinyi Otita
Age – 12
Grade – 4
School – Maisha Academy
Siblings – one brother
Hobbies – singing
Ann said she is excited to tell people in Oklahoma about Kenya and invite them to visit Maisha.

Rose Atieno Mboya
Age – 13
Grade – 6
School – Kadiju Primary School
Siblings – three brothers and three sisters
Hobbies – singing
Rose said she is excited to sing and dance in Oklahoma.

Jennipher Achieng Seda
Age – 11
Grade – 5
School – Maisha Academy
Siblings – three brothers
Hobbies – dancing
Jennipher said she is excited to sing and dance in Oklahoma and to visit American schools.

Diana Amondi Sammy
Age – 11
Grade – 5
School – Maisha Academy
Siblings – one brother and one sister
Hobbies – singing
Diana said she is excited to eat pancakes and Chick-fil-A in Oklahoma. She is also looking forward to jumping on the trampoline.

Austine Ochieng Otita
Age – 12
Grade – 5
School – Maisha Academy
Siblings – two sisters and two brothers
Hobbies – playing futbol
Austine said he is excited to eat chicken in Oklahoma.

Justus Adeka Wanjira
Age- 10
Grade – 3
School – Maisha Academy
Siblings – nine brothers and five sisters
Hobbies – play futbol and dancing
Justus said he is excited to see where America is and looks forward to singing and dancing in Oklahoma.

Faith Atieno Onyango
Age – 13
Grade – 4
School – Maisha Academy
Siblings – none
Hobbies – singing and playing futbol
Faith said she is excited to jump on the trampoline and eat Chick-fil-A and french fries.

Noreen Anyango Obuon
Age – 15
Grade – 7
School – Omungi Primary School
Hobbies – playing futbol, riding her bicycle, reading
Noreen said she is excited to have fun with people in Oklahoma and tell stories about Kenya. She also wants to see her sponsor and friends.

John Onyango Okal
Age – 16
Grade – 7
School – Omungi Primary School
Siblings – one sister
Hobbies – playing futbol and cleaning the Maisha compound
John said he is excited to see his sponsor and friends in Oklahoma and eat Chick-fil-A.

Samuel Adera Otieno
Age – 14
Grade – 7
School – Omungi
Siblings – three sisters and one brother
Hobbies – dancing and playing futbol
Samuel said he is excited to entertain people, meet new friends and see new places in Oklahoma.

Stephen Okello Odiwuor
Age – 17
Grade – 7
School – Mayenya Primary
Siblings – one brother and six sisters
Hobbies – playing futbol and entertaining people
Stephen said he is excited to sing at different churches, entertain people, stay with his sponsor and share more about his life with Oklahomans.

Alice Akinyi Wanjira
Age – 18
Grade – 11
School – St. Alloys Mayenya
Siblings – three sisters and five brothers
Hobbies – listening to music and singing
Alice is excited to visit schools and extend the knowledge of Kenya to Oklahomans.

Alaton Tunya Odhiambo
Age – 13
Grade – 7
School – Mayenya Primary School
Siblings – one brother and one sister
Hobbies – singing
Alaton said he is excited to ride on the airplane, visit his sponsor and eat Chick-fil-A while he’s in Oklahoma.

Paul Omondi Onyango
Age – 16
Grade – 9
School – Dr. Aloo Gumbi
Siblings – four brothers and three sisters
Hobbies – playing futbol and singing
Paul said he is excited to sing, learn fun games and play futbol in Oklahoma.

Felix Odiwuor Agolla
Age – 14
Grade – 7
School – Omungi Primary School
Hobbies – playing futbol
Felix said he is excited to see his sponsor and eat pizza and Chick-fil-A in Oklahoma.

Ivy Akinyi Odhiambo and Rael Akoth Amollo are not pictured, but are members of the choir and will travel to Oklahoma, as well.

You won’t want to miss seeing the 2015 Light the Future Choir. Performance dates in addition to the Gala November 7th will be listed at https://www.maishaproject.org/index.php?events and broadcast through Maisha’s social media channels.

Please direct inquiries about Light the Future Choir to choir@maishaproject.org.

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