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. 8 have been fully funded so far.

  • Filzartino

    6%

    Filzartino

    Mozambique

    His mother works as a servant, surviving on barly one meal per day.

    School Year 2022

  • Teresa Rodrigues

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    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

  • Castigo Armando

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    Castigo Armando

    Mozambique

    Castigo was born in the city of Beira, Sofala province, on April 25, 2007, where he lived with his parents. He is a well-behaved boy and likes to play football with friends. During his free time, he reviews school subjects and helps his mother with the house duties. His father died in 2011, victim of illness, while working in Mozambique's post office in the mailbox sector in Beira. Castigo has 1 brother and 1 sister and they are all studying. His mother sells fruits in front of the house and receives a little pension from her late husband but it has not been enough to support the family. He lives with his mother and the house consists of 2 bedrooms, an outside bathroom and has piped drinking water. Castigo preferred subject is Portuguese and he 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

  • Joana Jorge Joao

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    Joana Jorge Joao

    Mozambique

    Joana was born in the city of Beira, Sofala province, on May 12, 2005, where she lived with her parents. She is humble and intelligent and likes to play with her friends and talk about the classes that they started and did not finish in 2020 due to CoVid19. In her free time, she reviews school subjects and helps her stepmother with the house duties.Joana’s mother died on April 18, 2018, victim of illness, while working as a domestic servant in the Maruti. Joana lives with her father who does little jobs of civil metalwork in the area where he lives. What the father earns is not enough to provide for the day - to - day living. She has 2 sisters and 2 brothers; 3 siblings attend primary school and 1 brother is not yet of school age. The house where she lives consists of 2 bedrooms and 1 living room, has an outside bathroom and no piped drinking water. Her preferred subject at school is Agriculture and Joana’s dream is 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

  • Sonia

    0%

    Sonia

    Mozambique

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

    School Year 2022

  • Lucas Jose

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    Lucas Jose

    Mozambique

    Lucas was born in the city of Beira, Sofala province, on January 1, 2006, where he lived with his parents. He is a calm and intelligent boy and likes to play with his friends. During his free time, he reviews school subjects and helps with house duties. Lucas father died in 2011, a victim of illness. In life he worked as a police officer and his mother died in 2008, victim of illness. He has no siblings. Since the death of his parents he is living with his grandfather. The house remained with 1 bedroom after he walls of the other bedroom and living room fell with Cyclone Idai. There is an outside bathroom and the house has piped drinking water. The grandfather is retired and receives a little bonus. What he receives is not enough to support the family, sometimes they spend the day without meals. Lucas's preferred subject at school is Biology 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

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