May 24, 2018

More joy for teenage mothers!

After payment of fees and receiving uniforms
After payment of fees and receiving uniforms

Greetings to you dear friends of FAWEZI.

 
Good news! The Zimbabwe chapter of the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWEZI) will be taking on board nine new beneficiaries this month (May) and as always we want to say thank you for making this possible. 

 Earlier this month, our latest interaction with our link teacher at Domboramwari High led to the further identification of three more girls who had managed to pay their November examination fees but were not attending class because they could not afford tuition fees prior to the examination time. We are happy to share that FAWEZI also managed to pay the tuition fees for them and together we have given them an opportunity to best prepare for their examinations. We have also paid examination fees for our existing beneficiaries who will be seating for the National ‘O’ Level examination this year, and are very hopeful they will excel.


Our latest selection of girls comprises of teen mothers whom we really feel need holistic support from us so that we eliminate any factors which may push them out of school again. All of them are raising their children on their own as their (early) marriages failed to materialise after having fallen pregnant.

The organisation has already bought uniforms, stationary and sanitary wear for them. We therefore continue to emphasise the fact that FAWEZI will need more financial resources to support the girls especially now that some of them are starting school from lower classes and still have two or more years in high school before they require examination fees too.

FAWEZI is determined to promote second chance education for girls who have dropped out school especially due to pregnancy because we believe that taking the teen mother back to the classroom is a stride in breaking the cycle of poverty in their communities and families.

FAWEZI is however facing challenges with teen mothers who are living with ‘husbands’ who are against the idea of the girls re-entering school. As an organisation we feel that more work still to be done in sensitising these partners on the importance of education for girls and women.

Please continue supporting us as in our work and together we can celebrate our successes.

We are tremendously grateful to have on board.

  Also stay up to date on FAWEZI in general here and at www.fawezi.org. Facebook-FAWEZI, Twitter @fawezim,

 From all of us here at FAWEZI, thank you.

A new set of teen moMSs tracked by FAWEZI @school
A new set of teen moMSs tracked by FAWEZI @school
DURING GLOBAL GIVING FIELD MISSION
DURING GLOBAL GIVING FIELD MISSION
FAWEZI Coordinator and GG VISITING TEAM
FAWEZI Coordinator and GG VISITING TEAM

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Feb 23, 2018

FAWEZI SCHOOL RE-ENTRY PROJECT SCALES UP!

Greetings and compliments of the new year to you dear donors.

 The Zimbabwe chapter of the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWEZI) has had a gratifying start to the year 2018 as we have managed to take all our current  beneficiaries to the next level of high school (Form 4) and also start our selection of new beneficiaries.

 FAWEZI will support the form 4’s with examination registration fees for their National examinations this year -all thanks to you our generous givers. We would like to thank you for your continued support which has allowed the girls a second chance at achieving an Ordinary level Certificate.We are also in the process of selecting entries of girls who have dropped out of school and are also pleased to say we have already enrolled one girl who dropped out after falling pregnant and having ceasarian section and losing the baby. We had to put her in form 2 hence she will require support for the coming 3 years. This is the same with other beneficiaries which also required to start in Form 3. Although this was not our initial plan to support the girls for 2-3 years as we developed this project we are grateful that the project is reaching out to where its urgently needed. As an organisation we are very confident that through your support many girls like her will be able to re - build their lives. As of late we are engaging schools in the Epworth Mabvuku Tafara District to assist us in identifying our next batch of beneficiaries as we already received large numbers of girls who need bursary support.

 FAWEZI would like to however highlight that the organisation will need more financial resources as the next batch will have girls from lower classes who still have two or more years in high school. This scenario is a result of more girls dropping out of school even during their first year of high school.

 The exiting news on the other hand is that our first beneficiary is awaiting her 2017 Ordinary Level results which are due this month.FAWEZI will continue to request your support in taking the girls back into the classroom and together we can celebrate their success.

 We are grateful to have garnered your support.-Thank you.

 Also stay up to date on FAWEZI in general here and at www.fawezi.org. Facebook-FAWEZI, Twitter @fawezim,

 From all of us  here at FAWEZI, thank you.

Nov 27, 2017

It's been a fruitful year-thank you

First of all The Forum for African Women Educationalists Zimbabwe Chapter-(FAWEZI) wishes to thank you all dear donors for your continued support. We also want to acknowledge and appreciate all our new donors – we are very excited to have you on board. Thank you for believing in our cause.

As shared in our last report our first beneficiary of the Global Giving Funds has completed her Ordinary level after seating for the national examinations this November and we expect good results so that we enrol her for Advanced level come 2018.

FAWEZI is also happy to say we will continue supporting our beneficiaries who are currently in form 3 through to next year in which we will also support them with examination registration fees for their National exams too-all thanks to you our generous givers.

 

We continue to give all our girls tuition fees, uniforms, stationary and sanitary wear and with your continued support we are aiming to grow our numbers of beneficiaries. FAWEZI will definitely be enrolling a new batch of beneficiaries in 2018 and give them an opportunity to attain a basic education.

 

This project is of relevance to our vision of reducing the gender disparities in education and as we always say not all hope is lost for the teen moms and other out of school girls in the Epworth-Mabvuku-Tafara District.

 

FAWEZI will continue to request your support in taking them back into the classroom and together we can celebrate their success.

 

Our intention as an organisation is to take these girls and more up to tertiary level so that they become citizens who are able to contribute positively to the development of their country.

 

Kindly consider donating on this Tuesday 27 November #Giving Tuesday and Year-End Campaigns so that we enrol a bigger number as we end the year.

 

We are grateful to have you on board.

 

Stay up to date on FAWEZI in general here and at www.fawezi.org.

From all of us at FAWEZI, thank you

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