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Raised $630 from 3 donors Needs $0


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.

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Total $630
  • Tuition And Supplies
  • Food

Joao's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2020 Grade 12
2019 Grade 11
2018 Grade 10
2017 Grade 9
2016 Grade 8


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Hi Joao,
How are you?I am Marcelo from Argentina.I see that you want to become a Teacher. Good luck with that .Please let me know more about your life. Why would you like to become a teacher?
I would also like to know what are the challenges that you face at your school and what I can do to help you overcome them.
I would also like to know if we can become friends and if I can both sponsor you AND adopt you.
One final note: if helping you requires a trip to Mozambique, I'd be willing to make it, as long as your parents pay my round-trip airfare.
I'm attaching a picture of myself with my aunt Ilda, my nieces Mimi, Pochi and Eulogia and my cousins Cati and Caro. Caro's Eulogia's Mum and Cati's Mimi and Pochi's Mum.
Hi Joao,
How are you?I am Zulpha from Tanzania.I see that you want to become a Teacher as me.Even me I like that work because this is not hard work.But it can become hard when the students are not support you at the end they fail to pass their Exams.So we should study hard and to keep our
goals in our mind.Please i want to more about your life.why you want
to become a teacher.Also i would like to know what are the challenge that you face in your school.

and your studies
Hi Brandon,
Thank you for your support. I study hard to be able to finish school and become a good teacher. I like as well to play football sometimes. I ask God to bless you, and that your wish come true.

Best wishes. Joao
Dear Mary,
Thank you for all you have done for me. I promise I will study hard for the good of my country and to help end extreme poverty in Africa. I am happy to know that you have a great family solidarity. I want to ask God to bless you. Thank you to the whole family Page. A strong hug. Joao
Hi Joao,
My name is Mary Page and I am a mother of two children. I am helping to sponsor your education on behalf of my son, Ryan and daughter-in-law, Jenna. They have 3 children, Nora who is 4, Henry who is 3 and Jack who is 1. I visited Mozambique early this year and am a good friend of Mama Barbara Hofmann. We visited her centers in Villankulo, Beira and Gorongoza and I met many children. We are happy to help you go to school! We would love to hear about what you are learning in school, what inspires you and what gives you happiness. We are wishing you a wonderful school year!
Ryan & Jenna Page and Mary Page
hello, my name is Brandon and I am 12 years old. I go to school in Arizona in the United States. I love sports (baseball, wrestling, soccer, football). I have 4 sisters and 1 brother. I love school and try very hard. I want to own my own business someday like my dad.

I would love to know more about you and your life.

Brandon Norton

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