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About

I come from a big family. I have nine other siblings. We are all taken care of by my father who at this point is not working/unemployed. My older siblings have attended/still attend not-very-good schools. I was to follow suit until The School Fund came to my rescue. This is a "first" in my family. This is a common situation in Kibera. I am among the lucky few from financially disadvantaged families to get support from well-wishers.

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Total $500
  • School Supplies
    $100
  • Uniform
    $100
  • Tuition
    $300

Ruth's Funding history

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

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Hi good people, I have written a letter telling you my experience last term in school
Hello Ruth,
how are you?my hopes are that you are doing fine with everything there in Kenya, i just wanted to ask you if you could be my friend because i really like you
Hoping to hear from you.
your admirer
Zubeda.
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