Faith is a student from Kenya. She needs $500 by March 1, 2017 to stay in school and is currently 70% toward her goal.

Raised $352 from 3 donors Needs $148

About

Faith is the first-born child in a family of three. She has the passion to be a lawyer and wants to help execute justice among her people and especially the poor in the community. While in school Faith underwent many challenges like being sent home due to lack of payment of school fees, lack of school uniform and lack of kerosene to study at night. However Faith remained determined to achieve good grades. She resulted to be waking up at the crack of dawn each day to go to school before any other student arrived. Once at school she would get out her desk from the classroom since it was still dark and work on her homework. She was fortunate that a few months before she sat for her final exams, a neighbor helped her with kerosene and she was able to study each night until 11.00 pm. She is grateful that some students helped her with pens and pencils and her teachers were very supportive. Despite these challenges, Faith performance in the primary school leaving exam was among the best in her school. She believes that hard work never goes unrewarded.

Where your donation goes

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

Faith's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2017 Form 1

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