Meet Our Summer Interns – Part 2

The Maisha project has a total of four interns for the summer of 2014. We are excited for you to meet some of the people who help us out in both the Oklahoma office and in Kenya.


Meet our second intern from our Oklahoma office!

Usama Zahi –  Admin/Fundraising Intern

School: University of Oklahoma

Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK

What’s your favorite part about interning at The Maisha Project?
Learning from people who are selfless and dedicated to providing hope and a better life for others who are less fortunate

Where do you see yourself in 15 years?

Working in a career I enjoy and contributing to solving one of the many humanitarian challenges/crisis

What’s one thing on your bucket list?

To visit as many different countries as possible

Favorite food:

Carrot Cake- Much better than it sounds

Favorite Quote:
“We are stronger in the places that we have been broken” –  Ernest Hemingway
Interested in becoming an intern at The Maisha Project? Visit our website at

Maisha Project
PO Box 570
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73101
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14% Management + 4% Fundraising

82% of Maisha Project's total operating expenses were used for programs that benefit vulnerable children and communities around Kisumu, Kenya.

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