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Meet Justin

Justin has been involved with Our Moon from the get go. He was Our Moon’s first ever scholar and is currently studying at University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada. But more than this, Justin is passionate about seeing other students have the same opportunities as himself, and has played a large part in bringing Our […]

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Overcoming the odds to reach university

Despite facing enormous barriers throughout her education, we are thrilled to announce that Ashley Nyangani was recently awarded a place to study at University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada as well as a MasterCard scholarship which will fully fund her time at university. In this week’s blog we hear more about her tough journey to […]

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Helen attends the Inaugural HALI Imbaba in Zimbabwe

Last week Helen was invited to be a part of the HALI Imbaba conference in Zimbabwe, held by Yale University and an NGO called Education Matters. This three-day event was the first of its kind and brought together representatives from 21 organisations dedicated to providing mentorship and guidance opportunities for high-achieving, low-income students across Africa. […]

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Check out Our Moon’s mention in Yale News

We were one of 21 organisations to attend the HALI Indaba in Zimbabwe last week. This was the first time Yale University has united organizations dedicated to providing mentorship and guidance opportunities for high-achieving, low-income (HALI) students from across Africa. “Indaba” is widely used in Africa to mean “gathering”. Conversations included program design, selection criteria […]

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