christi

About christi

Executive Director/Founder for Canopy Life Academy

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

Canopy Life’s new campus is OPEN!

Friday, January 18, 2019 was an incredible day as we dedicated our new home/campus to the Lord.  We have been in awe of God's goodness as He has provided not only a way forward for Canopy Life Academy, but also a place of beauty and peace. The new home is beautiful and situated in [...]

By |2019-01-23T14:36:00+00:00January 23rd, 2019|General Info|Comments Off on Canopy Life’s new campus is OPEN!

3 reasons why we do home visits (and why you should, too!)

There's some kind of magic that happens when you visit a Canopy Life student's community.  Picture a beautiful, sunny day.  On the way to your destination, you meet some friendly community members-  some carrying firewood, some making their way to work or to a neighbor's house.  The kids stop to say hello, and then they're [...]

By |2019-01-17T01:38:38+00:00January 17th, 2019|General Info, Trips|Comments Off on 3 reasons why we do home visits (and why you should, too!)

What to do when an elephant asks for toothpaste

If you ever had a need for elephant toothpaste, it's while you're in Kenya.  Those guys are everywhere on safari!  But really, if you're looking for something fun and exciting to do with the kids over the holidays, elephant toothpaste will not disappoint.  You may already have the ingredients in your kitchen cabinet!  So, here's [...]

By |2018-12-20T01:58:14+00:00December 19th, 2018|General Info|Comments Off on What to do when an elephant asks for toothpaste

Meet our new staff members!

At Canopy Life Academy, our staff and campus culture is unlike any other. It is defined by beauty, innovation, connection and belonging. We collaborate, celebrate and champion each other’s causes to reach our common goal: to provide the curriculum, community and environments to develop Godly entrepreneurs. For the past few months, we have been searching for new staff members [...]

By |2018-11-20T02:42:41+00:00November 20th, 2018|General Info|Comments Off on Meet our new staff members!

It’s a SPONSORpalooza!

Today, we are celebrating our sponsors!  Sponsors, you guys rock.  You love our students well and inspire them to dream BIG dreams!  You brighten the days of our students through your letters, photos, Sponsor Box surprises, and prayers.  Thank you for all that you do! At Canopy Life Academy, we believe children learn best in [...]

By |2018-10-28T16:06:51+00:00October 28th, 2018|General Info|Comments Off on It’s a SPONSORpalooza!