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Abigael Mwelu is the second born child in a family of seven children. Her father deserted the family and went to live in Mombasa leaving the burden of caring and educating the children to their mother who does casual jobs like washing people clothes and digging to fend for the family. Her elder sister managed to complete high school through the support of well-wishers but she could not proceed to college and got married. Abigael has had to repeat several classes due to lack of payment for school dues but all along she has been among the top performing students. Despite her humble background Abigael is hardworking and has never given up in all these circumstances. She did her primary education examination at Sofia Primary School and managed to score 331 marks. She has been admitted to join form one at Kilembwa secondary school. Abigael believes that education is the only way to get out of the poverty cycle. She is determined to have a successful life in future that will allow her to help her family and also other needy children to achieve their goals.

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Abigael's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2018 Form 4
2017 Form 3
2016 Form 2
2015 Form 1


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Hi Kathleen Mwende
How are you?Hi hope you are fine together with your family.We are now at home for mid-term break.We have already covered half of the term.It was successfully and even busy.I have worked hard hoping good results.We will resume after one week.Thankyou so much for support.I wish you a nice time.
Hi Kathleen Mwende,
How are you?I hope you are fine together with your family. We had closed for our holiday and it is almost to an end.I have benefited very much from discussion we had at LRC. The holiday was good.So far i am much grateful for your support may God bless you.We are resuming back to school for second term on next week and i hope to do much better than last term.I would like to wish you good time together with your family.Greet your two daughters and your husband.
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