ASEM

Field Partner

ASEM (Association Pour Les Enfants de Mozambique) supports vulnerable children in Mozambique. It seeks to improve children's lives by safeguarding their rights, supporting their dignity and providing education, psychosocial support and professional training. ASEM operates a private secondary school and supports students attending local public schools. A scholarship pays for students' school fees, uniforms, food, and transportation.

Location:
Beira, Mozambique
Partner Type:
Population served:
Children and young adults living in extreme poverty, victims of HIV/AIDS, war and orphans. There are currently 21 students enrolled at ASEM of which 62% are female and 38% are male.
Student selection criteria:
The children with the most need and best school performance.
Services provided:
Education, school materials, food support, transportation, counseling (psychosocial), computer training and healthcare support.
TSF student promotion rate:
2018 - 100%
2017 - 100%
2016 - 100%
2015 - 100%
2014 - 100%

ASEM is raising money for 32 students' school expenses. 32 have been fully funded so far.

  • Aida

    100%

    Aida

    Mozambique

    Aida was born in Nampula province. She is a very quiet girl, friendly, intelligent and likes to play with her friends of the same age in the neighborhood she lives. When the girl was 2 years old, her parents separated for social reasons. The father died in 2011, victim of disease. Even separated, the father helped to support his daughter while living with her mother in Nampula. After her father's death, the family moved to Beira and began to face many difficulties; even the mother having gotten a job as a cleaner, her earnings are not enough to pay the school expenses. As Aida is a very good student and hardworking, she deserves help for her dreams to become true.

    School Year 2020

  • Bento

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    Bento

    Mozambique

    I am living with my mother and my 2 brothers. My father works in a quarry in Pambara and he comes home sometimes on weekends or twice a month. My 2 sisters are married and live out of home. Our home has one room where my parents sleep and my brothers and I are sleeping outside in a hut on a mat and we have one old blanket to cover. I spent my childhood in Mangarela where I started school. After the 1st grade, I went to Maputo with my family for 3 years. Once back to Vilankulo, I started grade 1 again. During my free time, I go fishing to help the family and on Sundays, we go to church. My mother goes to the field 4 times a week. I like to play Neca and Football. I am grateful to get a sponsorship, because that will help us a lot.

    School Year 2018

  • Telvia

    100%

    Telvia

    Mozambique

    Hello everyone. I am living with my mother and my two sisters, one brother and three cousins in Vilankulo. Our house is built in local material, has two rooms and I am living in a hut outside. My father has another family with seven children and is not always with us. I like to play during my free time and to help my mother with the housework. She goes to the field to plant manioc, peanuts and beans to be able to support the family; beside the little, our father gives us to live. I love very much my grandmother, she is my best friend and I visit her 3 to 4 times a week. I am very happy and grateful to get a scholarship and I promise to work even harder. I dream to be a veterinary when I am grown up.

    School Year 2018

  • Bercia Tomas

    100%

    Bercia Tomas

    Mozambique

    Bercia lives with her mother. As a little child, she liked to play with the ball and different local games together with her cousins. She loved to listen to the stories her parents told her, especially the one about her grandparents, the life they lived and how Grandpa lost his life in war. Recently her grandmother passed away. She was her best friend and she misses her a lot. Bercia is an intelligent girl and would like to be deputy at the parliament to defend the children of her country. She is asthmatic since she was a little girl. Her father is living in Maputo, the capital, to get treatments, as he has severe tuberculosis. Life is ruff, and the family struggles to get regular meals. She misses him and her siblings, as they are living in different families due poverty they are living in.

    School Year 2018

  • Joana

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    Joana

    Mozambique

    Joana was born in Inhambane province, where she lived with her parents. She is a very quiet girl and helpful. After fulfilling her homework and household duties, she plays with her friends. She is orphaned of parents. Her mother died in 2003 when the girl was 2 months old, due to illness, and her father died in 2013, victim of illness as well. He used to be a mechanic. After her father’s death, she moved to live with her aunt that works as a clerk at a butcher. What she earns is not enough to sustain the whole family and pay the girl’s school expenses.

    School Year 2020

  • Izdino Ramos

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    Izdino Ramos

    Mozambique

    Izdino lives with his mother and three sisters. He was told that his father died when he was still a little boy. He is calm and humble and likes to play with his friends and sisters. He remembers that when he was little and they were playing out, a car came with strangers whom took them into the car to the market. When the mothers found out, they run to see who took their kids and on their arrival, the strangers escaped. Since he is very careful. For the sustainability of the family, his mother goes to the bush to cut reed and then sells it. Izdino's family lives in very difficult condition. He would like to be able to have regularly meals and to help his family and other people, reason why he would like to become a doctor.

    School Year 2018

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