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Raised $500 from 1 donor Needs $700

About

Namnyack is a 17-year-old student at Orkeeswa Secondary School. She lives in Lordingo Village with her mother and brother, but has two brothers and one sister in total. When her father passed away Namnyack started helping her mother run the family's farm where they grow maize and beans. Namnyack plays on the school football team and is an avid reader. After school she hopes to become a secondary school teacher.

Where your donation goes

Total $1200
  • Transportation
    $75
  • Food
    $0
  • School Supplies
    $0
  • Student Services
    $125
  • Extra Curricular
    $75
  • Teachers & Staff
    $665
  • Tuition
    $0
  • Supplies
    $160
  • Meals
    $100

Namnyak's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2020 Form 6
2016 Form 3
2015 Form 2

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Hi Kathleen, and other TSF sponsors! This is Lisa, the Director of Scholarships at Namnyak’s school. Our internet and power have been out for the past several months, so Namnyak has not had a chance to post to her journal yet. Hopefully we will have our computer lab up and running again soon so you can hear from Namnyak directly. Until then, I wanted to share a quote from Namnyak from her class discussion on the value of collaboration.

“When you work with other people, you can do good things. Sometimes you realize that you don’t know how to do something but if you have your friends with you to help, you can share ideas and you all can gain something. Being able to ask for help is very important. From being part of a group, I’ve also learned that I am a good leader and I can help others with the problems they’re facing.

Collaboration also allows you to help the community. Last year, I was in Public Health Leaders Club. First, we would learn about a public health topic from our teacher. Then, we went to the primary schools in order to teach them about this topic. We chose the topic of HIV/AIDS because we thought it was very important for others to know about it. From collaboration with my classmates, I was able to serve my community because there are many people there who are suffering from that disease.”

Thank you for supporting Namnyak’s education at Orkeeswa School!

- Lisa Heinert, on Namnyak ‘s behalf
Hello Namnyak. I have a daughter, born the same year as you, who also likes Biology and Chemistry. She is an avid reader too. We live in Oregon, USA. We wish you all the best in your studies!

Kathleen

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