Sumaya reads aloud. 
       
     
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 The Shining Hope for Communities school in Kibera, Nairobi. 
       
     
 Vianca (left) makes an "angry kitten face" with her friends.
       
     
 The view of Kibera from the school's rooftop playground.
       
     
 Students play on the see-saw at the Kibera School for Girls.
       
     
 Sumaya's uniformed feet.
       
     
 Vianca (center) plays with her friends during recess. 
       
     
 Sumaya strikes her superstar pose.
       
     
 Makesh on the slide at school. 
       
     
 Students mug for the camera on the playground.
       
     
 Mbithe and her mom pose on the playground; Mbithe's mom is a volunteer at the school.
       
     
 Vianca lines up to head back to class.
       
     
 Makesh pays attention in her P4 classroom. 
       
     
 Vianca in class. Learning what starts with 'A' takes a lot of concentration! 
       
     
 Makesh, Mbithe, Sumaya and Vianca -- She's the First Scholars in Kenya 
       
     
 Sumaya reads aloud. 
       
     

Sumaya reads aloud. 

SHOFCO-description.jpg
       
     
 The Shining Hope for Communities school in Kibera, Nairobi. 
       
     

The Shining Hope for Communities school in Kibera, Nairobi. 

 Vianca (left) makes an "angry kitten face" with her friends.
       
     

Vianca (left) makes an "angry kitten face" with her friends.

 The view of Kibera from the school's rooftop playground.
       
     

The view of Kibera from the school's rooftop playground.

 Students play on the see-saw at the Kibera School for Girls.
       
     

Students play on the see-saw at the Kibera School for Girls.

 Sumaya's uniformed feet.
       
     

Sumaya's uniformed feet.

 Vianca (center) plays with her friends during recess. 
       
     

Vianca (center) plays with her friends during recess. 

 Sumaya strikes her superstar pose.
       
     

Sumaya strikes her superstar pose.

 Makesh on the slide at school. 
       
     

Makesh on the slide at school. 

 Students mug for the camera on the playground.
       
     

Students mug for the camera on the playground.

 Mbithe and her mom pose on the playground; Mbithe's mom is a volunteer at the school.
       
     

Mbithe and her mom pose on the playground; Mbithe's mom is a volunteer at the school.

 Vianca lines up to head back to class.
       
     

Vianca lines up to head back to class.

 Makesh pays attention in her P4 classroom. 
       
     

Makesh pays attention in her P4 classroom. 

 Vianca in class. Learning what starts with 'A' takes a lot of concentration! 
       
     

Vianca in class. Learning what starts with 'A' takes a lot of concentration! 

 Makesh, Mbithe, Sumaya and Vianca -- She's the First Scholars in Kenya 
       
     

Makesh, Mbithe, Sumaya and Vianca -- She's the First Scholars in Kenya