I have been compiling a database of Kenyans who went to study abroad in the 50s and 60. So far l have compiled around 800 names of the students and the colleges they attended.
Here are some names of those who went to study in America and Canada in 1960. I’ll upload more later on
Mbajah, Ernest Okinyo; Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa.
Abungu, Cornelio Oyela; Jarvis Christian College, Hawkins, Texas.
Abwunza, George Francis; Westmar College, Le Mar, Iowa.
Adabu, Ferdinand; Miami Univorsity, Oxford, Ohio.
Akich-okola, Willia; Central State College, Wilberforce, Ohio.
Akumu, Mary Hendrica; Holy Cross Academy, Boston, Massachusetts.
Anisi, Joram Lamwenya; Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama.
Amoth, B. 0.; Wisconsin State College, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Anael, Sarah Roseleen; Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Andima, Haron; Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Apala, Richard; Jamestown College, Jane stown, North Dakota.
Apondo , George Noah Amimo; Miles College, Birmingham, Alabama.
Arunga, James Aggrey; Higgins Classical Institute, Charleston, Maine.
Aseto, Oyugi David; Miles College, Birmingham, Alaba.
Asila, Paul; Warner Pacific College, Portland, Oregon.
Athieno, Albertor Anne; Ithaca High School, Ithaca, New York.
Ayany, Samel Gerson; Howard University, Washington 1, D. C.
Benjamin, W. Masangya; Minnehaha Academy, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Bonuke, Joel M.; Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois.
Butt, Haida Shariff; Barnard College, New York, New York.
Chege, John Njoroge; Ricks College, Rexburg, Idaho.
Chesoni, Zakayo R.; Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado.
Chutha, Florence; Diablo Valley College, Concord, California.
Dhanjal, Opkar Singh; Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin.
Gachuhi, Charles Kariuki; St. Jerome’s College, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
Gachuhi, Josephat, Cheshire Academy, Cheshire, Connecticut.
Gatende, Joshua Wanjihia, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Getao, Francis, Miles College, Birmingham, Alabama.
Gethoi, Mutu Gichuru, Northern Michigan College, Marquette, Michigan.
Giceru, David L. K.; Boston College, Chestnut Hill 67, Boston Massachusetts.
Gichaba, Naftal; Greenville College, Greenville, niinois.
Gitao, James; Stockton College, Stockton, California.
Gitau, Edith; Southwestern College, Winfield, Kansas.
Githaiga, Hutchison Kigondu; Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, North Carolina.
Githii, Elizabeth; Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina.
Gitonga, Jonah W.; Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama.
Gitonga, Philip; Barrington College, Providence, Rhode Island.
Gitu, Peter Machatha; Merrill Junior and Senior High School, Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
Gowi-Oduol, Peter Edwin; Shaw University, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Imbamba, Simeon Kedogo, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, illinois.
Ingutia Augustine; Wisconsin State College, whitewater, Wisconsin.
Ithondo, Lawrence; c/o Duddley Thompson, 62 East Street, Jamaica, British West Indies.
Josiah, H. M. Onyango; Culver-Stockton College, Cantor Missouri.
Kabinga, Elam Festus; Iowa Wesleyan College, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.
Kabuthu, Daniel Mbogo; St. Mary’s College, San Francisco, California.
Kagiri, Jonathan; Bluefield State College, Bluefield, West Virginia.
Kago, Lucy; Wayland Baptist College, Plainview, Texas.
Kahahu, Serah; Sir George Williams College, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Kaluu, D. Muinde; Wilberforce University, wilberforce, Ohio.
Kanani, Bernard J. I.; University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada.
Kanani, David M.; Lincoln University, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania.
Kamau, Bernard K.; Dalhousie University, halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Kamau, David Mungai; Bethune Cookman College, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Kamau Peter; Yankton College, Yankton, South Dakota.
Kamuyu, Peter Shem; Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
Kanae, Peter; Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Kanari, Petar; St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania.
Kandie, Aron; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Kangatu, Joseph M.; St. Benedicts College, Kansas City, Kansas. Kanja, Janes K.; College.
Kanja James, College of Christ the King, London, Ontario, Canada.
Kanotha, Josephine; Mt. Angel College, Kt. Angel, Oregon.
Karangu, Jimnahs Jarvis Christian College, limicins, Texas.
Kariai, Dinah; Kansas Wesleyan Uni versity, Salina, Kansas.
Kariuki, Michael, Oakland Technical High School, San Francisco, California.
Kent, Chanderkant; Indiana State Teachers College, Terre Haute, Indiana.
Kinyanjui, Ndungu, Northeast Missouri State Teachers School’ College, Kirksville Missouri.
Kibicho Samuel, Garver School of Social Work, Louisville, Kentucky.
Kimani , Beth, McKinley High School Berkley California.
Kimani, Bernard J. University of New Brunswick, Canada.
David Muchiri , Lincoln University, Pennsylvania.
Kimotho Isaac Muhota, Cathedral High School, Los Angeles, California.
Kimulu Jacinta Sussy, Palmer Memorial Institute, Sedalia North Carolina.
Kinuthia, Kleazer N; Houghton Academy, New York.
Kinuthia Samuel Njoroge, Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut.
Kioko Gideon Musyimi; Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Kiplagat Danson Kandie, Orange Coast College California.
Kitome, John, Dakota Wesleyan College, South Dakota.
Kitonga, Justus M.; Stout State College Wisconsin.
Kituku George ; Alcorn A and M College, Lorman, Mississippi.
Koinange Stephen,; Yankton College, South Dakota
Komo, Cyrus; Diablo Valley College, Concord, California.
Kuria, John William; Philander Saith College, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Kuria, Noah Njuguna; Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
Levi, Eric, Colby College, Waterville, Maine.
Lugalia, E. Majani; Friends University, Wichita, Kansas.
Macharia, Isaac R. N.; Fairleigh Dickinson College, Rutherford, New Jersey.
Machooka, Stephen; Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.
Mageto, Sospeter; Alcorn A and M College, Loman, Mississippi.
Magua, D. Ngobe; Philander Saith College, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Mahinda, Gerald W.; Vorhees Junior College, Denmark, South Carolina.
Maina, Danson Harun; Northeast Missouri State Teachers College, Kirksville, Missouri.
Maina, John Ondieki; St. Mary’s College, San Francisco, California.
Maina, Joseph Thiga; Palmer Memorial Institute, Sedalia, North Carolina.
Maitha, Joseph; Philander Saith College, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Maitha, Stephen Matino; Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa.
Makau, Peter Muia; Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Malouka, John E.;Florida A and M University, Tallahassee, Florida.
Mang’oli, John Kilolo; Fairleigh Dikinson University, Rutherford, New Jersey.
Marangu, Mrs. Leah; Olivet Nazarene College, Kankakee, Illinois.
Masingila, Mrs. Elisabeth; Bluffton College, Bluffton, Ohio.
Mathenge, Soloming Ricks College, Raxburg, Idaho.
Mbayah , Mungai, Kikuyah; economics; New School for Social Research, New York, New York.
Mbanya, Godfrey Mbugua; Northeast Kis souri State Teachers College, Kirksville, Missouri.
Mbatia, 0liver L.; Alcorn A and M College, Lorman, Mississippi.
Mbeche, Simon; Assumption Prep School, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Mbirika, Vincent; Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Mbiti, David Mbithi; Carver Bible Institute, Atlanta, Georgia.
Mbote, William Njoroge; Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Mbuthia, Duncan Kimenyi; Herbert Slater High School, Santa Rosa, California.
Midamba, Amos Onyango; Warren Harding School, Warren, Ohio.
Midewa, Mary; Academy of the Assumption, Boston, Massachusetts.
Miriti, Brastus J.; Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Misori, Nyanga; Kinman Business University, Seattle, Washington.
Jambili, Peter; Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia.
Mohindra, Indra; Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Monyonyi, Isaiah; Mather High School, Beafort, South Carolina.
Moturi, alfayo Nyarangi: Alcorn A and M College, Lorman, Mississippi.
Muciri, Eustace, Dakota Wesleyan University, South Dakota.
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