Edna is fully funded for 2017, but she is raising funds for the current year.

Edna is a student from Kenya. She needs $500 by January 1, 2018 to stay in school and is currently 30% toward her goal.

Raised $150 from 1 donor Needs $350

About

Edna is second born child in a family of three. She stays with her grandmother who has taken up the responsibility of caring for her. Her mother is single and jobless. Edna’s elder sister dropped out of school in form two due to lack of school fees. Edna’s journey to success in primary school was not without challenges. She woke up at the crack of dawn each morning and walked about 2 kilometers to school. Sometimes she went to school without any breakfast. Other times she arrived to school late and had to take a punishment but that did not make her to give up. She remained determined and worked hard to attain good grades. Edna emerged the best student by scoring 396 marks out of 500 at her school. She believes that determination knows no barrier.

Where your donation goes

Total $500
  • Tuition
    $275
  • Food And Boarding
    $200
  • Activities
    $25

Edna's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2018 Form 2
2017 Form 1

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I have come for the August holiday and everything is well at school. We had an election and the people have voted well.
Hello, Samwel,
My name is Edna Mwende from Machakos in Kenya and I am a student at Karima Girls' High School in Kenya. My hobby is singing and dancing. Our school is a boarding school but now we are at home for a mid term break. I will go back to school on Thursday. I have only been in the school for 2 months so I am still learning more about it. We have done our first exam and I hope I will perform well. How is the education system in Tanzania? Hoping to hear from you.

Edna
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