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 26 students' school expenses. 8 have been fully funded so far.

  • Egna

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    Egna

    Mozambique

    Egna is a cheerful, very funny and intelligent girl who likes to dance in her spare time. She is also part of the cultural group of the school where she studies. Enga lives with her grandmother who watches over her and her older brother. The family supplements the small income made from working in fields by renting out 2 rooms in their three-room home.

    School Year 2023

  • Angela Carlos Zembro

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    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 2023

  • Fernando Pedro

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    Fernando Pedro

    Mozambique

    Fernando was born in the city of Beira, Sofala province, on October 28, 2005, where he lived with his parents. He is a well-behaved and intelligent boy and likes to play football with his friends. During his free time, he reviews school subjects and does help with house duties. Fernando’s mother died on January 1 2012, victim of illness. She used to work as a domestic worker in the Macuti area. He has 1 sister named Helena who studies in grade 5. His father does little jobs in the area where he lives. What he earns is not enough to support the family. Fernando lives with his father in their house that consists of 2 bedrooms and has an outside bathroom and has piped drinking water. His preferred subject at school is Portuguese and his dream is to become a Civil Engineer. 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 2023

  • 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 2023

  • 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 2023

  • Lurdes Rafael Alcete

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    Lurdes Rafael Alcete

    Mozambique

    Lurdes was born in the city of Beira, Sofala province, on June 9, 2004, where she lived with her parents. She is an intelligent and very humble girl, and likes to play with her friends. Her preferred game is “mata mata” and in her free time she reviews school subjects and helps with the house duties. Lurdes’ father died in 2007, victim of illness, while working at the Central Hospital in Beira, while her mother died in 2014, also victim of illness, in life she was a peasant. She lives with her brother named Madeira Rafael Alcete who is 23 years old. For the support of the family, her brother does little jobs as servant in civil construction here and there. This is how the family gets their livelihood on a day - by – day basis, which is not enough to cover all their needs. When he returns from the jobs, he spends time to help his siblings with their schoolwork. Lurdes has 3 brothers and 1 sister, of whom 2 boys attend primary school. Her sister Verónica attended grade 8 and her brother Madeira attended grade 10 but did not enroll due to unmet conditions. The house where they live in is composed of 2 rooms, has an outside bathroom made of bags and has no piped drinking water. Her preferred subject at school is Geography 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 2023

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