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Raised $500 from 4 donors Needs $0

About

After Brenda's family was abandoned by their father, she and her four siblings were raised by their working mother. She became pregnant at the young age of 16, and eventually gave birth to a stillborn child. She had a very difficult delivery and required surgery. She was fortunate to find a clinic in Eldoret that provided the surgery she needed to heal. During her recovery, she dreamed of returning to school to study her favorite subject, English, and become a teacher. She is now a studious member of Class 7 at St. Joan's Academy, and is on track to graduate in 2020.

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Total $500
  • Tuition
    $450
  • Books & Uniform
    $50

Brenda's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2018 Form 1
2017 Standard 8
2016 Standard 7

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Hello Brenda,
My name is Zulpha from Tanzania,
I am a student of miyomboni secondary and also i am form two.
I would like to be your friend in order to share ideas and i hope that
you will agree.
Dear all,
I would like to thank you all for the support that you are giving me. Thank you so much for paying my fees. I'm back in school and so happy. I hope to succeed and have a bright future.
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