Sponsored Students

These students are currently sponsored. If you are interested in sponsoring, please visit our Students Needing Sponsors page. 

Sarah
SPONSORED

Birth Year

2016

Grade Level

Preschool

Aspires to Be

Enjoys

Playing

Location

Sarah lives in Jingo Village

Educational Info

Sarah will be attending New Life Preschool in Jingo Village

Health Info

Tedy Nakaye
SPONSORED

Birth Year

2010

Grade Level

Primary 3

Aspires to Be

Enjoys

Playing

Location

Tedy currently lives in Jing village with her family.

Educational Info

When Tedy's family is able to send her to school, she is in the top of her class

Health Info

Harriet
SPONSORED

Birth Year

2010

Grade Level

Primary 1

Aspires to Be

Enjoys

Playing

Location

Harriet lives with her mother in Kitebere Village Uganda.

Educational Info

When she was in school, Harriet has done very well!

Health Info

At this time, Harriet is in very good health!

Sarah
SPONSORED

Birth Year

2009

Grade Level

Primary 2

Aspires to Be

Medical Field

Enjoys

Playing

Location

Sarah lives with her mother, 2 brothers and 1 sister. Her parents left Rwanda to escape the war before Sarah was born but her father disappeared when she was a baby. Her mother is a peasant farmer who also cleans houses and does gardening for others.

Educational Info

When she was in school, Sarah's favorite subject was math. She attends Amazing Grace Church and children's Sunday School in Jjingo Village.

Health Info

Sarah recently had a decayed tooth removed, however, a small piece seems to have remained. It bothers her a lot but her mother is unable to pay for her to go to the dentist.

Esther Faith
SPONSORED

Birth Year

2009

Grade Level

Primary 3

Aspires to Be

Nurse

Enjoys

Skipping Rope

Location

Esther Faith lives in Jjingo Village Uganda with her parents, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, and a cousin. Her father is the pastor of Amazing Grace Church, a small but growing church in the very rural village. He has small crops and chickens to help provide for the family as the church members are currently only able to provide him with very little financial support. Her mother has recently taken a job working as a teacher that requires her to be away from the family Monday through Friday. Unfortunately, the income is not enough to consistently pay for school fees.

Educational Info

When she is able to attend, Esther Faith likes school and her favorite subject is Math.

Health Info

Esther Faith has difficulty hearing and is believed to be deaf in one ear. Due to a lack of finances, her hearing has not been checked by a doctor.

Mirembe Nakabuye
SPONSORED

Birth Year

2018

Grade Level

Preschool

Aspires to Be

Enjoys

Playing

Location

Mirambe currently lives in Jingo Village with her family

Educational Info

Mirambe is currently enrolled in middle preschool class at New Life Preschool in Jingo Village but her family needs help paying school fees.

Health Info

Charity
SPONSORED

Birth Year

June 24, 2006

Grade Level

Secondary 1

Aspires to Be

Accountant

Enjoys

Playing

Location

Charity lives in the village of Achilet in Tororo District, Uganda with her parents in a semi-permanent house. She has one brother and one sister. Her mother is a peasant farmer and her father has been unable to find work outside the home for almost two years and is hoping to start a piggery business. They have struggled to pay Charity’s school fees since her father lost his job two years ago. She attended school last term but was unable to take final exams or advance to the next level because of unpaid school debt.

Educational Info

The head master and school teacher report that Charity was very focused in class work, well organized and disciplined but lacked the financial resources needed to go to school.

Health Info

Betty
SPONSORED

Birth Year

2011

Grade Level

Primary 1

Aspires to Be

Enjoys

Playing

Location

Betty lives with her grandmother in Jjingo Village.

Educational Info

When she was in school, Betty has done very well!

Health Info

Doreen
SPONSORED

Birth Year

2007

Grade Level

Primary 5

Aspires to Be

Doctor

Enjoys

Playing Netball

Location

Doreen lives in Jjingo Village, Uganda, with her mother and stepfather who are both peasant farmers, 1 brother and 4 sisters. Her father died in Rwanda after a long illness. After struggling to provide for the children in Rwanda, her mother relocated to marry Doreen's stepfather in Uganda. Her stepfather is frequently absent from the home but is adamant that when school fees are available, they should be used for his natural children rather than Doreen. She attends the Amazing Grace Church in Jjingo.

Educational Info

Doreen's favorite subject is English. Pastor Paul says that Doreen is a sweet and intelligent girl. She reportedly did well in school in Rwanda but lacks financial support she needs to go to school.

Health Info

Doreen has vision concerns but her mother has been unable to pay for her to have her eyes checked by a doctor.

Timothy
SPONSORED

Birth Year

2011

Grade Level

Primary 1

Aspires to Be

Teacher

Enjoys

Playing football (soccer)

Location

Timothy lives in Jjingo village, Uganda with grandmother and two brothers. His father died when he was a baby but the details are uncertain. He has not seen his mother since she left him with his grandmother when he was two years old. His grandmother is a peasant farmer who cares for the family as much as possible but is weak and recently been ill.

Educational Info

Timothy's grandmother and aunt have tried to raise money to send him to school but he has repeatedly been unable to take end of term exams, which are required to progress to the next level, because of outstanding debts with the school.

Health Info

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