Angel Mailu

Angel Large10 years old, attending St. Andrew's Preparatory School, Turi. Angel was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in May 2016.

Angel attended Thomas Burke Primary School in Nairobi. She achieved straight 'A' grades at school and represented her House team in athletics and football. She is learning the guitar and piano, is good at public speaking, and is active in Scouts. She has participated in a number of charitable activities as a member of Pontifical Missionary Children, a worldwide association of children in the Catholic Church under the patronage of the Pope. As part of this programme, she recently made a big impact in Mama Teresa's Children's Home in Nairobi Eastlands where she spoke and gave a message of hope and shared food and clothing with the children. She also recently visited an old people's home in Kasarani where she interacted with the aged.

As a a new Beacon Scholar, Angel was invited to speak about a service activity at the Beacon Scholarship Symposium 2016. View a video of her presentation:

Angel's parents are separated. Her mother runs a kindergarten in Nairobi and is highly committed to Angel's education.