Syongwa is fully funded for 2021, but she is raising funds for the current funding year.

Syongwa is a student from Kenya. She needs $500 by January 1, 2022 to stay in school and is currently 1% toward her goal.

Raised $5 from 1 donor Needs $495


Syongwa is the first-born child in a family of four. She lives with her grandmother together with her siblings. Syongwa has been working hard in school. She has remained focused in achieving her dreams. Despite the challenges she faced in her primary education she managed to score exemplary marks. Her grandmother has remained to be her encouragement to do the best in school. Due to poverty her mother neglected the children and left them with their grandmother. Syongwa dreams to be a journalist in future in order to advocate for the plight of girls especially orphans in the media. She believes that hard work never goes unrewarded.

Where your donation goes

Total $500
  • Food
  • Boarding
  • Tuition
  • Other
  • Uniform

Syongwa's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2022 Form 2
2021 Form 1
2020 Form 1


Use the journal feature to write directly to a student

Hi donors,
How are you doing?Hope you are well.Am too doing on well.I am writing this letter to inform you that I am now at home for my holiday which is taking six weeks.I am doing good at school.At school we were used to wearing face masks and even sanitising our hands every time.We found it very difficult as we were not very used to it at the beginning and we did not like it very much.I am now very excited because I can stay wearing a face mask for a long time.
I am very shocked of this virus Covid -19 because it has killed many and its also still killing thousands of people including heads of states.Hope you are protecting yourselves from this deadly virus.I am too praying that God may guide and protect you from this virus.I am too protecting myself and wearing my face mask and even washing and sanitising my hands.May God bless you.Watch out and keep safe from this deadly virus.
Wear your mask,sanitise,wash your hands with clean running water and soap and keep safe.Thank you
Hi donors,
How are you doing?Hope you are doing good.I am going on well.As you know the whole globe has been greatly affected by the hazardous and deadly virus which is the Covid -19.We as students were greatly affected by this and we stopped going to school .We found it hard to learn at home.I greatly thank Kenya Connect for it helped us as we used to learn through some of our fellow TSF students and they helped us much.The government announced that schools are going to open in January
and I am hereby very excited that I am going back to school on January seventh.We are going to have our facemasks and sanitizers.I am hereby greatly thanking you very much my beloved supporters for the great contribution towards my dream achievement.I am getting back to school on Thursday.I will work extraordinarily hard to achieve my best in school.I am aiming higher and the sky is my limit.Bye bye till we break for our holiday.May God bless you abundantly.I am also praying for God`s protection to you from this dangerous disease.Goodbye.
View more
Click 'view more' to write to this student.

Share Syongwa's story

Other Students

100% of your donations to students fund their education.

  • Mohamoud Ishmael


    Mohamoud Ishmael


    Mohamoud is a grade 9 student in the 2016 school year. He has five sisters and three brothers. What he enjoys most about his school is that everyone respects each other. Mohamoud values respect and is glad that he is at a school where respect is an important part of the community. Learning to speak English has been Mohamoud’s proudest accomplishment so far. In the future, Mohamoud hopes to be a chemist and to be able to help develop his country.

    School Year 2019

  • Warda




    Warda lives with her mother, two grandmothers, grandfather, five sisters, and three brothers. Warda is excited to be at our school and to be receiving a quality education. Though she finds the rigors of our school difficult, she is determined to succeed. By studying her notes, seeing her teachers and peers for help, Warda is sure that she can succeed and be the best student possible. Although learning English as a second language is difficult for Warda, English is her favorite class. In her free time, she enjoys reading novels to help improve her English, or playing soccer or basketball for fun. In the future, Warda hopes to be doctor to help the poor in her country.

    School Year 2020

  • Mohamoud Mursal


    Mohamoud Mursal


    Mohamoud is a grade 8 student in the 2016 school year. Coming from the local orphanage, Mohamoud’s greatest achievement is earning a scholarship to attend school. His favorite classes are math and English. In his free time, Mohamoud enjoys playing basketball and reading novels. Mohamoud hopes to be an engineer in the future so that he can improve his country’s infrastructure.

    School Year 2020

  • See more students