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 29 students' school expenses. 11 have been fully funded so far.

  • Sonia

    47%

    Sonia

    Mozambique

    Granny works as a cook, mother sick, surviving on one meal per day.

    School Year 2022

  • Angela Carlos Zembro

    21%

    Angela Carlos Zembro

    Mozambique

    Angela was born in the city of Beira, Sofala province, on February 18, 2007, where she lived with her parents. She is an intelligent and respectful girl and likes to play with her friends “jumping rope”. In her free time, she reviews school subjects and helps her mother with the house duties. Angela’s father passed away on December 21, 2006 due to illness, when her mother was 7 months pregnant. She never knew her father. The girl lives with her mother in their house that consists of 2 bedrooms, 1 living room, has piped drinking water and a bathroom outside. Angela has 5 sisters and 1 brother. The oldest sister is married and all others are still studying. To sustain the family, her mother is selling fruits in front of the house and rent out one room. But even so, what she earns is not enough to sustain the day - by – day needs of the family. Her preferred subject at school is Portuguese and she wants to become a Teacher. During 2020, due to COVID 19, the students had to study at home, going weekly to the school to buy brochures and copies of tests. Most of the kids could not afford it.

    School Year 2022

  • Delfina

    67%

    Delfina

    Mozambique

    Her mother sweeps and cleans streets. Barly has one meal a day

    School Year 2022

  • Teresa Rodrigues

    28%

    Teresa Rodrigues

    Mozambique

    Teresa was born in the city of Beira, Sofala province, on February 7, 2007, where she lived with her parents. They divorced in 2014 when she was 7 years old, due to social problems. Teresa, lives with her disabled father and her 2 brothers. The house consists of 2 bedrooms, 1 living room, an outside bathroom and no piped drinking water. She has a good and intelligent behavior, likes to play with her friends and in her free time she likes to review school subjects and helps with the house duties. Her father is an upholsterer for sofa chairs and does his activities in the backyard of his house. What he earns with his work is not enough to support the family. Her preferred subject at school is History and she wants to become a Teacher. During 2020, due to COVID 19, the students had to study at home, going weekly to the school to buy brochures and copies of tests. Most of the kids could not afford it.

    School Year 2022

  • Saide Orlando

    13%

    Saide Orlando

    Mozambique

    Saide was born in the city of Beira, Sofala province, on August 28, 2005, where he lived with his parents. He is a well-behaved and intelligent boy and likes to play with his friends. During his free time, he reviews school subjects and helps his mother with the house duties. Saide’s father died on July 2, 2016, victim of illness, he used to be a bus driver. He has 3 brothers and 2 sisters. His mother has a small business, buying and selling crops to make a living for her and the family. There are days they spend without one meal. Saide’s preferred subject at school is Portuguese and he wants to become a Teacher. During 2020, due to COVID 19, the students had to study home, going weekly to the school to buy brochures and copies of tests. Most of the kids could not afford it.

    School Year 2022

  • Lucia Fernando Emilio

    22%

    Lucia Fernando Emilio

    Mozambique

    Lúcia was born in the city of Beira, Sofala province, on April 14, 2006, where she lived with her parents. She is a brave girl who likes to study, and to play with her friends “jumping rope” and “neca”. In her free time, she reviews school subjects and helps her mother with the house duties. Lúcia has 2 sisters and 2 brothers, they are all studying in primary education. Lúcia’s father died on October 29, 2010, due to illness. He used to be a police officer. Lúcia, lives with her mother in their house that consists of 2 bedrooms, 1 living room, and has an outside bathroom made of bags and no piped drinking water, which they buy at the neighbor's house. Her mother works in rice fields in the Inhamizua area. When there is no work in the fields, she buys dried fish, butter beans and tomatoes, and sells it at the local market. What she earns is not enough to sustain their day - to - day life. Lúcia’s preferred subject at school is Portuguese and she wants to become a Teacher. During 2020, due to COVID 19, the students had to study at home, going weekly to the school to buy brochures and copies of tests. Most of the kids could not afford it.

    School Year 2022

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