Vincent Alex is fully funded for 2017, but he is raising funds for the current funding year.

Vincent Alex is a student from Kenya. He needs $500 by January 1, 2018 to stay in school and is currently 30% toward his goal.

Raised $150 from 1 donor Needs $350

About

Vincent is a disciplined and intelligent boy. His dream to become an electrical engineer started early in life when he learnt the skills of radio repair from a neighbor. He developed great interest in repairing radios that had been thrown away. Out of his curiosity, he repaired his first broken radio for his uncle and it worked! Later he repaired yet another broken radio for his grandfather and it worked too! Vincent's good performance in school did not come on a silver platter. He was able to sacrifice his sleep by sleeping late and waking up very early to study. He also consulted his teachers much on subjects he felt he needed help. He believes that hard work pays. Vincent is the only son to his single mother. He currently lives with his grandparents. His grandfather has suffered stroke and has not been able to help provide for Vincent.

Where your donation goes

Total $500
  • Tuition
    $100
  • Boarding
    $208
  • Uniform
    $80
  • Books And Supplies
    $100
  • Other
    $12

Vincent Alex's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2018 Form 2
2017 Form 1

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It's a great pleasure for being back at home to come and celebrate my December holiday vacation with my parents.The year was a successful year with a lot of great achievement.I thank the ALMIGHTY GOD for the protection and guidance He has given me through the whole year of the school calendar also for His great blessings.My academic progress for this year was very good.I'm really looking forward in helping my grand-parents in this long holiday vacation.Thank you for the support you gave me may the ALMIGHTY GOD shower His blessings on you.
Hi sponsors

My April holiday vacation has come to an end.I promise you that when I go back at school I will work hard so that I can achieve my dreams.We are resuming on school on 2 May up to 19th June when we will be breaking for our mid-term break.I need your feedback when I will be out for my schooling.Pl......a.......e..........s......e sponsor me when I will be resuming at school.I wish you a MARVELOUS stay at your homes.

Your friend Alex.
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