Angel Mailu

Angel Mailu Large14 years old, attending Peponi School, Nairobi. Angel was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in May 2016.

Angel has made a good start at her new school. Her Effort grades are now all 1s and 2s and her attainment grades were mostly As and Bs.

She represented the school in the rounders team, winning a silver medal in the tournament finals. She also joined the school volleyball team. She is learning the cello and is already practising for her Grade 2 exam. She represented the school as a delegate for MSUN and was commended for this. She scored 100% in the Student First Aid Training.

Angel was a team leader in one of the groups during the annual Shell Convocation, and was awarded for motivating and supporting her team members. She led a group on the forest walk and was table leader during dinner. She took part in online President Award Scheme preparation sessions and was appointed the group leader.

She has actively supported her house in raising money for charity, by running a milk stall and helping at a bake sale. She planted trees at a local school and taught the children to conserve trees. During the pandemic, she taught children in her estate the importance of sanitation and created a WhatsApp group on which to post sanitation tips.

Beacon Workshop Participation

Angel's 2020 Summer Beacon Citizenship Project was about teaching women in Mukuru and Kiambio to make soap to generate income.


In Leadership Workshops, Angel is compassionate and kind to others. She ensures that work is carried out as expected.