christi

About christi

Executive Director/Founder for Canopy Life Academy

And the winner is…

Student leadership is a BIG deal at Canopy Life Academy. We exist so that students in Kenya have everything they need to become Godly leaders and entrepreneurs. We strive to give our kids opportunities to explore this leadership. Most importantly, our students learn that leadership starts with serving others well. Our kids practice this leadership [...]

By |2019-06-12T14:49:49+00:00June 12th, 2019|General Info|Comments Off on And the winner is…

The time to sponsor is now. Here’s how!

So maybe you've seen these faces on our Facebook or Instagram feeds: AndrewNellyMilkahFrancisSarahChrisBrian Did you know they still need sponsors? We've welcomed a few new sponsors to our sponsorship families this spring, but we've had to say "see ya, later" to a few wonderful sponsors, too. We know they would love nothing more than to [...]

By |2019-05-30T01:45:48+00:00May 30th, 2019|General Info|Comments Off on The time to sponsor is now. Here’s how!

Building the future one brick at a time (NEW CONSTRUCTION UPDATE!)

Did you know we are adding a classroom building at our new campus? When the rain stops and the ground dries, we will be starting on the construction of our classrooms! Here's the artist rendering of what the finished building will look like-just imagine that the outside matches our the exterior of our current building! [...]

By |2019-05-20T16:01:52+00:00May 20th, 2019|General Info|Comments Off on Building the future one brick at a time (NEW CONSTRUCTION UPDATE!)

Rachel visits the U.S.

If you have ever traveled to a new place, you know a journey like that is filled with new experiences! Last month, our head teacher, Rachel arrived in Atlanta to receive training in our Canopy Life core teaching strategies. She also met with our partners and did some strategic planning with Christi. But if you [...]

By |2019-05-09T10:49:10+00:00May 8th, 2019|General Info|Comments Off on Rachel visits the U.S.

3 ways you can get involved:

We know we talk a lot around here. This time, we’ll just keep it short and invite you to get involved! Here are 3 ways you join us in developing Godly entrepreneurs and leaders at Canopy Life. 1. Sponsor a student at Canopy Life Academy We only have 8 sponsorship slots to fill until every [...]

By |2019-04-30T02:23:21+00:00April 30th, 2019|General Info|Comments Off on 3 ways you can get involved:

Our family is growing!

You've already met Davis, Tirus, and Anna. Now, we'd like to introduce Rachel Njagi, our new Head Teacher (principal) at Canopy Life Academy. She joined us in January and has been busy helping us navigate the school registration in our new county as well as putting order and systems in place for our students. Anna [...]

By |2019-04-17T22:59:24+00:00April 17th, 2019|General Info|Comments Off on Our family is growing!

Term 1: All the FUN, the FAB, the FAMILY (Term 1 highlights)

Whoa! Can you believe it?! Term 1 has come to an end and our students are heading home for a few weeks while our staff is getting a much-needed break. In case you're not familiar with our school calendar, a school year in Kenya runs from January to December. Our students have breaks in April, [...]

By |2019-04-09T02:18:37+00:00April 9th, 2019|General Info|Comments Off on Term 1: All the FUN, the FAB, the FAMILY (Term 1 highlights)

Spring up, O well! (update on our borehole + BIG NEWS)

Our 2019 school year has already been overflowing with exciting changes on campus! Our students returned to campus mid-January. One month later, we received our drilling permit, and within a day, the equipment was on site ready to drill. The word on the barabara (That's Swahili for "street.") is that the kids are so excited, [...]

By |2019-03-06T20:50:02+00:00March 6th, 2019|General Info|Comments Off on Spring up, O well! (update on our borehole + BIG NEWS)

3 ways sponsorship impacts your family

This February is a BIG month for Sponsorship. We want to connect you and a student at Canopy Life in a meaningful, life-changing way. Sponsorship is one of the most powerful, life-changing ways to be generous. Not only does it radically impact the life of a student in Kenya, but it can also have long-lasting [...]

By |2019-02-21T01:56:45+00:00February 21st, 2019|General Info|Comments Off on 3 ways sponsorship impacts your family

Month o’ Sponsorship

Month O' Sponsorship This February is a BIG month for Sponsorship. We want to connect you and a student at Canopy Life in a meaningful, life-changing way. Sponsorship is one of the most powerful, life-changing ways to be generous. Not only does it radically impact the life of a student in Kenya, but it can [...]

By |2019-02-07T03:21:17+00:00February 7th, 2019|General Info|Comments Off on Month o’ Sponsorship