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Hekima University Molo, Kenya

Thank you for supporting Hekima University

To donate by mail, please send a check payable to The Jesuits with “Hekima University Molo, Kenya” in the memo line to:

     USA Midwest Jesuits
P.O. Box 6713
     Carol Stream, IL 60197-6713

If you would like to schedule a call or visit to learn more about supporting the new Jesuit university, contact Fr. Paul Kalenzi, SJ, a Jesuit of the Eastern Africa Province now living and raising funds in the United States. 

Download a brochure with more information on the first 4-year Jesuit university in Eastern Africa.

     Fr. Paul Kalenzi, SJ
     (617) 860-7805

Thank you for supporting Hekima University in Molo, Kenya

The First 4-Year Jesuit University in Eastern Africa

Why A Jesuit University in Eastern Africa?

  • The number of college-aged students far exceeds the number of university seats available in Eastern Africa.
  • Students, especially from Jesuit secondary schools, recognize that they need university degrees to qualify for desirable jobs.
  • Jesuit universities have a proven track record of attracting high-quality faculty in a wide range of disciplines throughout the world.

The Jesuits have been successful educators in Eastern Africa for more than 65 years, principally in high schools.

Current Jesuit secondary schools in Eastern Africa:
•  Ocer Campion (Gulu, Uganda)
•  Loyola High (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
•  St. Peter Claver (Dodoma, Tanzania)
•  Loyola Secondary (Wau, South Sudan)
•  St. Joseph Technical Secondary (Nairobi, Kenya)
•  St. Aloysius Gonzaga (Nairobi, Kenya) – founded and sponsored by the Christian Life Community, with Jesuit support

All six schools were built with worldwide and local support.



To form men and women committed to the advancement of innovative knowledge and technological entrepreneurship for a more just and humane society.


  • School of Data Science
  • School of Business
  • School of STEM Education
  • School of Engineering


Phase 1 (2024–2028)

Total Phase 1 Cost: $18 million

Phase 1A (20242025):

Fence, landscaping, roads, and utilities Estimated cost: $1 million

Phase 1B (20252027):

First academic building, women’s dormitory, and first stage of Jesuit residence
Estimated cost: $11 million*

*$450,000 funding already received, $2 million requested

Phase 1C (20262028):

Men’s dormitory, second stage of Jesuit residence, and dispensary
Estimated cost: $6 million

Phase 2 (2028–2030):

Second academic building, two dormitories, two cafeterias, library, eight staff housing buildings

(2030-2032) Phase 3:

Third academic building, administration building, Jesuit university parish, student center and commons

Immediate Needs

• Cost of staff to fulfill requirements for Kenya’s Commission for University Education – $50,000
• Borehole – $57,000
• Library – 15,000 volumes