In my last update I forgot to attach the launch of the girls health club document. Please find it here.
Warm Regards from TYSA
It is amazing to see the girls take initiative to launch girls health club.
After almost one year of support from sponsors like you through global giving, 43 girls, came together last week and launched a health club.
'We have seen the need to come together and develop our skills, knowledge and reduce cases of early pregancies among our members' Mss Pascilia Osere, the chairperson o fthe club.
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We lookforward to your continued suppprt to help more girls as the project is growing.
This project is one of it on own kind in Trans-nzoia District. Educational issues have never been simplified and brought to the door step of every home. For the first time, Makindu and Busemwa villages came together to reward their children in educational achievements. In a unique experience, the pupils from Nursery to Class 8 were awarded various prizes to acknowledge their performances.
Pupils who were between position 1 and 10 in their classes were awarded with various prizes which included, revision exercise book, revision text books, story books, school bags, lantern lamps.
The teachers from the two villages were present to give this unique project the support. Mr Otindo, the Headteacher of Surungai Primary school was the guest of honor. He challenged the community to prioritize education of their children. He regretted that some parents discouraged their children from studying saying their were no jobs for them after all.
Over 200 parents and over 400 pupils participated in the project which while over 70 pupils received awards. Out o fthe 70 awards, 40 went to Girls
This project was funded by globalgiving sponsors and other community stakeholders.
Progress in Education
Three girls who are beneficiaries of the project shared their feedback during the school holiday;
Mercyline Ipara a sudent in Uganda is dtermined to perform wel in her A leve eams at the end of the year. ‘ I want to get minimum of 14 points so that I can go to the university. Iam working hard’
Susan Ogola is a form one student at Wiyeta girls secondary school. ‘ Iam happy to have joined this school where I study and play my soccer. I want to thank all those who are contributing through globalgiving to pay my school’
Triza Nyongesa is a form two students at Sitatunga secondary school. ‘I just want to thanksglobalgiving through TYSA for supporying my education. I was droping out of school due to school fees.Iam even happy because TYSA took me to Uganda for a youth conference’
Magdalene Njeri is a student at Kapenguria Youth Polytechnic. ‘Next term Iam now going for driving course. Iam very excited for this. This is going to help me when I finish my mechanic course next year’
We want to appreciate the continued support we receive from you. The final school term for 2009 starts on 07/09/2009. Your donation will help us pay school fees for our needy girls.
TYSA Girls Shine in Uganda
Uganda Girls Soccer National Team were so impressed with TYSA players duirng a friendly match played in 12th August 2009 at Masindi stadium marking the International Youth Day.
TYSA girls have been invited to Uganda in November 9th 2009 to play during the Uganda Independence day. This is great boost to the girls who have come from far. ‘ I really enjoyed playing against the Uganda national team’ Night Atieno
Globalgiving sponsors have really made impact on the lives of this girls who were not exposed.
We want to thanks all those who continue to contribute toward this project. To participate in this Uganda invitation tournament, we need US$ 1000. Help us to take this girls to this tournament. Share this message widely with your friends.
‘We lookfoward to your support to enable us travellto uganda toplay the Uganda national team’ Mss Pambo.Team Captain
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Thanks to 439 donors like you, a total of $30,138 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving.
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