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Progress Update- September 2018

Talent Development: The Pre-Teens group performed at the World Refugees Day Celebrations organized by Amnesty International. Their outstanding performances led […]

Projects Update: August 2018

Headstart School: 572 pupils continue to receive basic education and a meal every day. The school participated in the Starehe […]

For the Love of the Environment

Pupils at Maji Mazuri Headstart school participated in the GREEN ROTARY tree planting initiative in March. This event, organized by […]

What’s New in Maji Mazuri-March 2018

We value your continued support. Thank you for making a difference! Click on the link below to see updates on […]

Headstart School’s Awards

The Headstart School staff, pupils, parents and community members gathered on 2nd February 2018 to celebrate the pupils who did […]

Maji Mazuri Pre-Teens Reciting a Poem

This talented group is comprised of pupils from Maji Mazuri Headstart School. Located in Mathare Valley, the school provides education, […]

What your support has made possible in Maji Mazuri:

Updates on Maji Mazuri Projects- August 2017 Maji Mazuri Children’s Centre: Maji Mazuri children’s Centre continues to support 42 children […]

Making a Difference- Update

Update on Maji Mazuri Projects- January to March 2017 Happy New Year from us at Maji Mazuri! Some highlights of […]

Headstart School’s Award Ceremony

Every Year the Maji Mazuri Headstart School Family gathers to celebrate the Pupils, Teachers and Parents for their exemplary work […]

Cycling to Make a Difference

Maji Mazuri sends out a cheer to Mark Borsuk who is currently fundraising for our lovely children through cycling from […]

Maji Mazuri’s 2016 Highlights

702. This is the number of Children & youth Maji Mazuri has directly and positively impacted this year, and you […]

Celebrating Hope

This October the Maji Mazuri Headstart Community gathered in Mathare Valley to celebrate the achievement of the little Angels who […]

Appreciating and Supporting Talent

Maji Mazuri has a Teens and Talent Programme in Mathare Valley. Recently the children have been performing in Art & […]

Maji Mazuri Children’s Centre Live on Tv!

Maji Mazuri Children’s Centre was featured on K24 Tv’s The Switch,a Sunday Tv Program that was hosted Live at the Children’s […]

Giving is Good for You!

Sure, getting a gift feels good. But research shows that giving feels even better. Here’s why. Science-backed research shows that […]

Thank You

As we reflect on the the year 2015, the entire Maji Mazuri Community would like to sincerely thank you for […]

Please vote for Maji Mazuri Children’s Centre!

Please click  here to support Maji Mazuri Children’s Centre, by voting for our proposal to the Mpesa Foundation ‪#‎Domore‬ Project. […]

Update on Maji Mazuri Children’s Centre

The Children’s Centre has had a good mid year. Volunteers from Cambridge, United Kingdom were able to join the Maji […]

Maji Mazuri Community Centre

Phase one of the Community Centre Construction is complete. Four rooms have been constructed. This rooms will be let to […]

Update on the Maji Mazuri Projects in Mathare

Headstart Academy in Mathare Valley The school has been progressing very well in its activities.The academic progress of all pupils […]

Mathare Maji Mazuri Youth Group

The youth group membership continues to grow, this is due to the impact of the group’s activities in the community, […]

Green Heroes

The green hero’s team continues to work with the community in ensuring a safe and clean environment. The team carries […]

Teens Group

The Teens Group continues to mold young talent among the teenagers from Mathare. The team leaders identify talent in the […]

Update on Maji Mazuri Kiserian Farm

Currently there are several activities going on the farm. 1. Tomato Farming Tomato farming has been a successful activity at […]

My Journey with Maji Mazuri

George Okoth – Administrator, Headstart School I joined Maji Mazuri Youth Group in June 2012, as a member and became […]

Update on Maji Mazuri Children’s Centre

Maji Mazuri Children’s Centre continues to get love from the society. In the first week of May the Milele group […]

Maji Mazuri Mathare Youth Group

Maji Mazuri Mathare is a youth group based in the Mathare valley, along Juja road in Kenya. Maji Mazuri Mathare […]

Hard Work Pays

My name is Joseph Wambua. Currently, I am a member of Maji Mazuri. The organisation has been doing a lot […]

Working Smart

My name is Tyson John Onyango. I am 25 years old and a proud Kenyan. I live in the West […]

A Greener Environment by the Green Heroes

Just as the name depicts, Green Heroes is a project managed and coordinated by resilient and energetic young men and […]

Hayawi – A True Definition of Talent

Hayawi is a Kenyan band from Mathare, Nairobi, formed in 2013 under the Maji Mazuri Youth Group. Hayawi is an […]

Wheels of Opportunity

Maji mazuri youth group is dedicated to working closely with the youth enhancing leadership skills, and nurturing various talents of the […]

The Compounding Power of Compassion

A poor boy was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school. One day he found […]

Maji Mazuri and mentorship

I’m Lilian Njeri Gachunji. I am the first of three children and come from the central part of Kenya. I […]

Maji Mazuri and ICT Training

My name is Monica Adhiambo Oyugi. I am 21 years of age born in April 1994. I’m the 4th born […]

Green Heroes and Passion

Isaiah ochieng is a college student at the Kenya college of accountancy (KCA) university main campus at Ruaraka and currently […]

Maji Mazuri Youth Group’s Impact in My Life

Moses Owino is a creative designer. He has been designing professionally since 2012. He is competent in Web and Graphic […]

Past a fog of challenges to greatness

Kevin Ajode is an avid writer, poet and afro soul musician based in Nairobi, Kenya. Born twenty four years ago, […]

Scaling the Heights of Education

I am Rosemary Muthoni. As the first born in a family of three and the only daughter of the family, […]

Shine a light

I grew up in a village that did not have electricity, and as children we dreaded the hour just before […]

Maji Mazuri “Good Water”

Maji Mazuri meaning good waters is not just an ordinary NGO. It’s an organization that is genuinely focused on doing “good” […]

Beginning With Self

Maxwell Kabue is an IT technician and freelance writer. He holds a Diploma in Business Information Technology and has been […]

Life and Choices

My name is Befrey Musavi Barasa. I was born on 4th September 1990 at Pumwani maternity hospital in Nairobi. I […]

Update on Maji Mazuri projects, February 2015

Kiserian Projects 1. Maji Mazuri Kiserian Schools Education and talent development is a strong focus at Maji Mazuri. Learning is […]

Give a gift. Change a life.

It’s that time of the year when people start looking for quick ideas on tax deductions. One question that often […]


It’s that time of the year when we stop to give thanks and count our blessings. We are thankful to our […]

Utumishi kwa wote (Service to all)

Do a little big thing to make a difference. Volunteer. “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It […]

Sponsor a smile

Maji Mazuri Academy, located at the heart of Mathare slums, has brightened the hope of a future for Mathare’s children […]

Celebrating 30 years of Service

Since 1984 Maji Mazuri has touched over 250,000 people. We are incredibly proud of and humbled by this milestone, and […]

The Human Race

by Alison Wachtel We ran in a half marathon to raise awareness and funding for the beautiful and dynamic Maji […]

Green Heroes nurturing nature

Join Maji Mazuri Green Heroes in a quest for a clean environment. Maji Mazuri’s green initiatives seek to use fun and unique avenues to reach out […]

Maji Mazuri 2014 Picture Highlights

Thank you for your tremendous support as we empower the beneficiaries of the project and strive to make a difference. […]

Celebrating the Green Heroes

Maji Mazuri would like to celebrate the Green Heroes for their outstanding work in cleaning the environment. The Green Heroes’ journey […]

April-May Update

We are pleased to present the April- May 2014 photos. We hope you will enjoy this overview. Thank you for […]

Maji Mazuri March Update

Maji Mazuri Children’s Centre Partnerships Maji Mazuri Children’s Centre gave a platform to 7 students from Kenyatta University studying Theatre, Arts […]

Maji Mazuri’s February 2014 Update

  Commissioning of a new classroom Aziz Arrouchdi & friends fundraised to have a much needed classroom built at the […]

Maji Mazuri’s January 2014 Update

Dear Friend, Happy New Year and greetings from Maji Mazuri! We thank you as we continue in this journey together. […]

Education is opportunity

Education makes a world of difference. 1.8 million children lives in sub-Saharan Africa could have been saved in 2011 if […]

Terrorist Attack on West Gate

Greeting from Maji Mazuri Centre International (MMCI) Kenya. You’ve probably heard by now about the terrorist attack on West gate […]

Provide Educational Pathways Out of Poverty

In the developing world, school fees as little as $150 per year keep 115 million young people from continuing their […]

Maji Mazuri’s Appeal to You

Greetings from the Maji Mazuri Centre International (MMCI) – Kenya Family. We would like to first thank you for your […]

New Kitchen at Maji Mazuri Children’s Centre

On the 18th of January 2013, the new kitchen at the Maji Mazuri Children’s Centre was officially opened. The kitchen […]

Save the Children with Special Needs

Maji Mazuri changed my life. While volunteering there, I was able to work with adults and children with disabilities. In […]

Green Heroes in Action

The Mathare Maji Mazuri Green Heroes emerged as winners of the World Environment Day Worldwide Challenge. Part of the regular […]

Choices, Changes and Chances is going through a challenging but exciting transformation. We need your support now, more than ever! You are probably […]

Bring Creativity to Life

Art can make a HUGE difference in a youths’ developmental skills and knowledge. Educating youth on the importance of self […]

Unleash The Power of Social Entrepreneurship

Invest in market-based solutions to catalyze change, empower people and end poverty The Maji Mazuri team has always been passionate […]

Green Farm for Sustainability

Everyone has hopes for their future, their families, and their communities. These hopes can be as simple as the opportunity […]

Ways to Get Involved

Through your participation, we can successfully accomplish the Maji Mazuri mission of alleviating poverty by empowering people to bring about […]

Founder’s Story

One of the root causes of the problems that people are experiencing is the move from rural to urban areas and having […]

The Power of A Woman

This inspiring story was shared with me by Deborah Rose-Milavec of Catherine of Siena Virtual College. Catherine of Siena (1348-1380) […]