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:
Mozambique
Partner Type:
Population served:
Children and young adults living in extreme poverty, victims of HIV/AIDS and war and orphans.
Student selection criteria:
Need
Services provided:
Primary and secondary schooling, boarding, psychosocial support, meal program
TSF student promotion rate:
2015 - 100%
2014 - 100%

ASEM is raising money for 19 students' school expenses. 13 have have been fully funded so far.

  • Bercia Tomas

    7%

    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

  • Telvia

    7%

    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

  • Bento

    9%

    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

  • Vitorino

    45%

    Vitorino

    Mozambique

    Victorino is a nice and very humble boy who is very committed to his studies. He likes to play football with friends. His mother passed away and his father was unable to send him to school so his aunt took him in so that he could get an education. Hilario lives with his cousins in a simple much brick home that does not have running water.

    School Year 2018

  • Enelda

    9%

    Enelda

    Mozambique

    Enelda was born in Beira in 2001. She is very humble and nice, intelligent and kind. During her free time, she likes to braid her friends' hair, go to church and help her mother with housework. Her father, who was a tailor, passed away in 2007. Her mother earns a living selling fruit in the area where she lives, but has a chronic disease that requires regular medication. Enelda has 3 younger siblings who attend primary school. Together they live in a single room house that does not have running water or electricity.

    School Year 2018

  • Falece

    68%

    Falece

    Mozambique

    Falece was born in the city of Beira in 2002. He is a cheerful, intelligent and studious boy. During his free time, he enjoys playing football with friends, and helps his mother with the housework in the company of his siblings. His father passed away in 2004. His mother buys and resells fresh fish to make a living. Falece has 2 siblings who both attend Secondary school. The older brother studies at night because during the day he works as a domestic servant to help his mother with the expenses of the house and his studies. The family lives in a two-room block house with no running water or electricity.

    School Year 2018

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