The Sunshine Fund was established by high-school student Gaia Murphy in 2016 with the goal of raising awareness amongst her contemporaries and generating funds to support educational opportunities at March to the Top’s New Hope – AINA. Driven by the belief that youth can help youth and any capable student deserves equal opportunity, we seek to provide the pathway so the students can gain access to the same opportunities we do. In both spirit and substance, March to the Top continues to support these efforts of youth for youth aid.


The Sunshine Fund provides and annual secondary school scholarship to the student who demonstrates the highest level of achievement while attending Paolo Academy. The chosen recipient exhibits promise both academically and as a leader in the community.

Sunshine Fund 2017 Recipients:
Purity Makena John
Anastasia Kathambi

Sunshine Fund 2018 Recipient:
Linda Gakii

Sunshine Fund 2019 Recipient:
Eunice Sereanai

Sunshine Fund 2020 Recipient:
Doreen Kathure

Sunshine Fund 2021 Recipient:
Boniface Wachira

Sunshine Fund 2022 Recipient:
Nimrod Mutwiri



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