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Raised $820 from 5 donors Needs $0

About

Cynthia lives with her parents and three younger brothers, aged nine, five and two, in a small rented house in a village in the mountains. Her father works on the land. His income is erratic: at times he cannot find work and at other times the severe mountain weather prevents him from working. Cynthia goes to the local school, although she will have to change schools at the end of the next academic year as her present school does not cater for the last three years of secondary education. This will mean a fairly long daily journey for Cynthia, as the nearest suitable school is several miles away. At the moment, she is happy with her friends in the local school. She particularly enjoys maths and eventually hopes to be able to find a job working with computers.

Where your donation goes

Total $820
  • Transportation
    $180
  • Food
    $180
  • Uniform, Books, School Supplies
    $460

Cynthia's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2020 year 6
2019 Year 5
2018 Year 4
2017 Year 3

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This year I'm making a big effort to do well and to graduate from school, so I can enter university. I'd like to be a fashion designer. I've recently managed to get my own sewing machine and I love sewing and making my own clothes. It is my dream to be a great designer.
I changed school last year, so at first things were quite difficult. I have to make a long journey, and I had to make new friends. The new school is much bigger than my old school. Now, I've got used to it and I'm very happy there, and I think I have a lot of opportunities that I didn't have before.

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