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These primary school Stars were the first to start at Stella Blue High School. 
And these are the recent SOH graduates:
Stella Blue High School Campus

Bare land - Jan 2021

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Early 2022

Health Clinic -  2022

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New  toilet block - Jan 2023

Our first graduating class
Graduating class of 2024

Congratulations Class of 2023!

Senior class trip 2023

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The tools arrived! (2024)

First quarter 2024

  • Student role grew to 61

  • Launched TVET!

  • Obtained basic and critical drugs for the clinic.

  • Received three more sewing machines in partnership with SOH.

Third and Fourth quarter 2023

  • Hosted Leonard in Seattle and gave donors an opportunity to get to know him and our mission.

  • Health clinic well needed to manage malaria outbreaks.

  • Vocational program: Students working towards sewing the school's uniforms.

  • Staff: 8 teachers

    • 50 students

    • 1 admin

    • 1 nurse

Second quarter 2023

  • First group of students preparing to graduate

  • Fundraising events in Seattle planned to support ongoing costs

  • Sewing initiative started with Star of Hope

  • Managing shift in educational structure in Kenya

First Quarter 2023

  • New toilet block completed

  • 10K water tank installed, joint effort
  • Science program in place
  • Former student hired as teaching asst.
  • We are currently teaching 45 students!

August-December 2022

  • Students taking classes in new building

  • Nora Percival visited

  • Finishing projects on the build

  • We held a successful fundraising event. Watch the entire event

  • Students treated to an end-of-year feast

  • Staff given end-of-year bonuses

  • Preparations for incoming freshman students

January–July 2022

  • Electricity: cables and fittings

  • Debris clearance

  • Inspections to prepare for classes

  • New resident nurse begins

  • Campus opens! Students take classes in their new building.

  • Academic school year is underway for years 9, 10, and 11. 

  • De-worming medicine provided all students

December 2020–December 2021

  • Completed foundation

  • Piped water!  Just the 2nd instance in the village. 

  • Foundation and walls commenced.

  • We officially leased the land with a single payment for long-term use.

  • The walls and roof slab is complete for  classrooms 1-3

  • School started in temporary classrooms

Selah Brown, Board Chair - 
“We are doing three things - building a high school, educating children who otherwise would not be getting an education — and by doing so, lifting the entire community.” 
Educating children

Donations we receive go directly to these specific goals for 2024:

​> Maintain and replace worn furniture and equipment for 3-5  classrooms 

> Provide uniforms, books, and supplies for upcoming students

> Repair/replace uniforms; provide new books and supplies as required

> Continue to provide salaries for 8 full-time teachers, 1 admin, and 1 nurse 

> Provide science 'kits' so students get hands-on participation

> Provide additional medical supplies and a refrigerator for vaccines

> Build a sports recreation field, purchase and securely store equipment

> Establish more vocational training opportunities and placements

> Complete the second floor of the High School campus


A special thank you to the donors that helped us achieve these goals!

​> Vocational program (TVET) underway

> Opened a health clinic, providing vaccinations; reducing Malaria

> Purchased furniture and equipment for all 3 classrooms

> Providing new uniforms for the incoming 9th graders

> Providing salaries for 8 full-time teachers 

> 3 Classrooms, roof slab, electrics completed for Stella Blue campus

> Piped water; new toilet block

- Leonard, Director of Stella's Stars, 2021
“We have a young vibrant staff. They have been mostly in good health and working with enthusiasm.” 

Watch the 4.17m video to see how our story has unfolded so far.

Flip through the progress in photos
As buildings are built...
And memories are made...
And children are educated...
And people thrive...
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