Meet Joshua Peino. He is a student at Iltolish Mara Primary School in the Masai Mara region of Kenya. Despite being the school's valedictorian, Joshua has had to repeat 8th grade because his parents cannot afford to send him to high school. 

Due to the donations of MDF supporters, we were able to raise enough funds to provide Joshua with a full 4-year education at Sameta High School, where he was already accepeted and had to defer to due to lack of funds. MDF also raised enough funds to provide Joshua with all of his necessary personal requirements. 

Upon hearing of the news, the reactions of Joshua and his mother are so raw and palpable, even 8,000 miles away:

For more information about Joshua and his scholarship, please visit his fundraiser page here

OLANANA JOSHUA PEINO