Joana is a student from Mozambique. She needs $535 by November 20, 2017 to stay in school and is currently 1% toward her goal.

Raised $10 from 1 donor Needs $525

About

Joana was born in Inhambane province, where she lived with her parents. She is a very quiet girl and helpful. After fulfilling her homework and household duties, she plays with her friends. She is orphaned of parents. Her mother died in 2003 when the girl was 2 months old, due to illness, and her father died in 2013, victim of illness as well. He used to be a mechanic. After her father’s death, she moved to live with her aunt that works as a clerk at a butcher. What she earns is not enough to sustain the whole family and pay the girl’s school expenses.

Where your donation goes

Total $535
  • Tuition And Supplies
    $174
  • Transportation
    $136
  • Food
    $225

Joana's Funding history

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

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Hello Sommer,
Wuaw, Arizona is far away. I like to read too. In my free time I love to revise the subjects we studied at school and play with my friends and my 4 brothers. Is it cold where you are living?

Hug, Joana
Dear Aruna,
Thank you very much. I am happy to be able to go to school and enjoy my studies.
Best wishes, Joana
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