Joao is a student from Mozambique. He needs $630 by November 20, 2018 to stay in school and is currently 8% toward his goal.

Raised $53 from 2 donors Needs $577

About

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.

Where your donation goes

Total $630
  • Tuition And Supplies
    $265
  • Food
    $365
  • Tuition & School Supplies
    $0
  • Transportation
    $0
  • Tuition
    $0

Joao's Funding history

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

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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
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