School Fees for 40 Young Girls in Zimbabwe

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Orphan Child

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Funyula County, Kenya
Map of Orphan child I am opharn my father died the year 2008 when i am still in secondary school.I have assisted with C.D.F until form four first term now i have stop and i still need help to finish my secondary education until university.I am happy to join this organization has i know that God is able in everything you believe at.After my father died i have siffted t home for almost one year when i am looking where to go, when i am still waiting one member of C.D.F came across our home and ask me about my education i start to tell him about my life and she told me that she can help me only when i need to continue with my education i told him that i can, then she give me some forms to fill when i finish to do so, she told me that after some two month i will be needed at school, i go back to school.From the year 2008-2009, i back in form 2 again upto know i am in form four class and i still need help in our home nobody their is capable we are all unable and my father died when he is a farmer case my is a farmer.I can feel happy when i succeeded in this project. Read more.
Related to project keywords: school year, forms, home, secondary school, back school

Education Pays

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of EDUCATION PAYS Early pregnancies has been a common problem in Kakamega.most of the girls are forced into early marriages where they will be faced with challanges in copping with the married life.Nanjala was one of the many young girls who undergone such difficult time in life.She was a form one student and was forced to marry a 42 year old man yet she was only seventeen years.She was bright and yet her parents forced her to marry the man when she lacked school fees.It was only after the intervention of the area assistant chief that the girl was taken back to school.She was assited by the chief to pay his school fees through the CDF.The girl has done K.C.S.E Exams well and she is is waiting to go to the university.All thanks goes to the chief who rescued the girl and helped her back to school. Read more.
Related to project keywords: school fees, girl, years, back school, young girls

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Project Leader

Elizabeth Bara

Executive Director
Peachtree City, GA United States

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Map of School Fees for 40 Young Girls in Zimbabwe