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July 30, 2014


The Morningstar Foundation will be at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds starting tomorrow (Thursday July 31st). The fair runs for four days, and the Morningstar Foundation will be fundraising each day for Orkeeswa through the Orkeeswa Angels Project. Make sure to sto...

June 15, 2014

In the fifth installment of "The Faces of Orkeeswa," The Morningstar Foundation is proud to introduce Isaya Lazaro, a Form I student at Orkeeswa.


Isaya comes from one of the largest families in the village. His father has over 20 wives and 90 children, including 9 chil...

May 23, 2014

At Orkeeswa Secondary School, students work hard each day in the classroom to make the most out of the invaluable educational opportunities made available to them. Their insatiable curiousity and hunger for learning are part of the reason Orkeeswa was founded to begin...

April 19, 2014

Meet Bertha, a Form Five Orkeeswa student, and listen to her tell her story. 




As a young child, Bertha's father died, leaving Bertha and her 33 siblings and step-siblings with their mothers. A very traditional man, he did not wish for any of his children--es...

March 13, 2014

In the third installment of The Morningstar Foundation's "The Faces of Orkeeswa" series, we will be taking a peak into the afterschool lives of one of Orkeeswa's younger students, Second Former Dickson Sampson.


In this video, which Dickson produced by himself as a...

February 3, 2014

Join us tomorrow (Tuesday, February 4, 2014) for a special dinner fundraiser at the Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes in Pleasanton (4501 Hopyard Rd. Pleasanton, CA 94588-2765), between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Grab some delicious pizza, enjoy Sweet Tomatoes' endless select...

January 31, 2014

The second part of The Morningstar Foundation's "The Faces of Orkeeswa" series is here, and in this post we are featuring Elizabeth John, a Second Form student at Orkeeswa.


Elizabeth is one of five children, but is the first in her family to attend Secondary School. Bo...

January 6, 2014

A blog by Jamie Bankhead (sponsor, supporter, and visitor) & Orkeeswa students


This past summer, I was honored to be given the opportunity to visit Orkeeswa Secondary School.


Whenever my sister travels, she has a tradition of handing out wooden blocks that are somewhat...

December 25, 2013

As many here in the United States celebrate the holiday season with decorations, lights, and gifts, Orkeeswa School is also celebrating--but perhaps celebrating something a little different. 


Indeed, Orkeeswa has just finished its 2013 school year, with its Fourth Form...

November 27, 2013

Starting today, here on The Morningstar Foundation's news page we will be running a biographical series on the wonderful students who make up Orkeeswa Secondary School, called "The Faces of Orkeeswa." We will begin the series with a profile of one of Orkeeswa's most in...

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