Paulina is a student from Tanzania. She needs $1200 by July 31, 2022 to stay in school and is currently 28% toward her goal.

Raised $340 from 3 donors Needs $860

About

Quiet and curious, Paulina enjoys exploring her interests in geography and english class with a steadfast determination. As the oldest in her family, Paulina serves as a stellar example to her younger siblings. She can often be found studying with her friends, and she hopes to become a member of parliament and help build more durable homes in her community after graduation.

Where your donation goes

Total $1200
  • Food
    $100
  • School Supplies
    $162
  • Tuition
    $938

Paulina's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2022 Form 6
2021 Form 5
2020 Form 4

Journal

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Dear TSF Sponsors,

Thank you very much for your contribution towards Paulina's education at Orkeeswa School via The School Fund's Scholarship Match Day! Together, we are contributing to support high-quality education for our amazing students in rural Tanzania, and we couldn’t have done it without you.

Thank you again for your generosity and support of Orkeeswa School and our students!

With Gratitude,
Orkeeswa School
Dear TSF,

This is Tunu, the Communications and Development Manager at Orkeeswa School.

I hope that you are doing well in the midst of this crazy time in our world. Orkeeswa students have returned from their winter break, and are already busy with classes, activities, and athletics. With the new school year underway, I wanted to give you an update on Paulina, who is doing well this year in the 11th grade.

As part of our Advanced-Level program (11th and 12th grades) at Orkeeswa School, each student has the opportunity to serve and lead the younger Orkeeswa students through tutoring, sports, and activities. Through Orkeeswa School Mentorship program, our 11th grade class also has the opportunity to lead weekly lessons and activities with our newest class of 6th graders. It has been great to see our students develop and realize their leadership potential at school and in their community through these meaningful interactions!

We sat down with Paulina to reflect on her leadership at school and in her community, I thought you would like to hear what she has to say!

"Leadership means being a good example to other people and directing them on how to do things the right way. I practice my leadership skills at school especially during activity time. I tend to lead in a way that will not be perceived as if I am trying to control others. In my community, I practice my leadership skills by making sure I share with other people things that will help them become the best of themselves even though they did not go to school. For example, in my Maasai community girls don’t go to school like boys do, so I make efforts to talk to members of families whose girls do not go to school. I try to lead by using myself as an example."

"I do mentoring to the younger students at school and my younger sisters and brothers at home. I do that by talking to them about issues they face in life, challenges they go through and making sure that they have my support whenever they need it.”

Thank you for your continued support of Paulina's education. Your scholarship provides the experiences, resources and encouragement needed for Paulina to reach her full potential as a scholar and a leader, demonstrated in her engagement and influence in the community and on campus as an A-Level student.

With Gratitude,
Tunu and Orkeeswa School
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