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. 19 have have been fully funded so far.

  • Joao

    100%

    Joao

    Mozambique

    João was born in Sofala province. He is a playful and smiling boy with many interests. He likes to play with friends in the same neighborhood. His father died in 2012, victim of illness. In life, he was selling products at the local market. After some time, his mother remarried, but the current husband pays no attention to his stepchildren. He is making little jobs as a driver here and there and he only provides food for the whole family with his low income, while the mother plants rice to help her husband with the household expenses. As there is no money to support the school expenses for the stepchildren, João hardly can fulfill his dream of becoming a teacher.

    School Year 2018

  • Joana

    100%

    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 2018

  • Izdino Ramos

    100%

    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

  • Deolinda

    100%

    Deolinda

    Mozambique

    Deolinda was born in Inhambane province. She is a quiet and friendly girl. In her free time, she likes to talk to her sister while selling cookies to earn some money. Her father died in 2004, victim of an illness. In life, he used to be a fisherman, working at the Save River. The mother left home when she was very young. No one knows where she went; if she is still alive, as she never has appeared again. She grew up with her stepmother and never went to school. When her older sister got married, she went to fetch her to live together. That is the reason why Deolinda started studying very late. As her sister is herself living in difficult situation, Deolinda needs help to be able to proceed with her secondary education. "

    School Year 2018

  • Jamal

    100%

    Jamal

    Mozambique

    Jamal was born in Sofala province. He is a very quiet and humble boy. Respectful and polite with all older people and a good friend to other children. When back from school he makes his homework and helps his grandfather, then he goes out to play football with his friends. He is orphaned of father who died in 2005, victim of illness. His father used to be a truck driver helper while his mother works in a nursery school. Jamal lives with his grandfather because with what his mother earns, she cannot sustain her son. The grandfather often helps her as well with rice from the field he is planting. Without help, he will not be able to proceed with his studies.

    School Year 2018

  • 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 2018

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