Karigo Msuya

KARIGO MSUYA new Large14 years old, attending UWC East Africa, Moshi. Karigo was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in June 2020.

Karigo previously attended Academic International School in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. He was top in English Language and Literature in Year 7 ISEB Common Entrance Exams; he achieved third place in the 2019 Interhouse essay writing competition; and was awarded for outstanding performance in all academic aspects of Grade VI. The Headteacher describes him as “disciplined and dedicated, with perseverance and patience. Articulate, brilliant student and a logical worker, yet to achieve his full potential”.

In the Interhouse Extemporaneous Speech Competition, Karigo came second and his team won the Interhouse Debating competition. He plays football and athletics competitively and demonstrates superior skills in essay writing. He also plays chess.

Karigo was Head Boy at Primary level and a Class Representative. He is confident and has been an active member of the Student Council, helping his classmates with their schoolwork. As part of the school and with his family, Karigo contributes basic needs to the orphanage centre. He volunteers with the football team members to clean the beach and has raised money running marathons for charity.

Beacon Workshop Participation

As a new Beacon Scholar, Karigo spoke about his service activity, working with the community to protect the environment.