Nation and World

Be the Change: Focus on Kenya

by Janet Smith


Alice Sayo talking with one of her students in Kenya

In the Maasai language, “nasaruni” is the word that means “haven” in English. Thanks to an international faculty opportunity, two committed educators and a host of engaged JMU students, young girls in Kenya are experiencing the reality of an educational safe place.

JMU’s Be the Change blog features a two-part series about the Nasaruni Academy for Maasai Girls. Read “The gift that Nasaruni brings” and “Sayo’s hope for better lives” at

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Sept. 4, 2015

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Published: Friday, September 4, 2015

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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