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Stephen B.

Critical Need Students

The following students have been identified as those most in need. These students live in homes where schooling is nearly impossible to afford.

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Stephen B.

Birth Year

2008

Grade Level

Primary 6

Aspires to Be

Engineer

Enjoys

Signing at Church.

Location

Stephen lives in Mityana District with his father, mother and siblings. His father is a peasant farmer who works to grow food for his family. His mother is a teacher at the New Life Education Center. Stephen enjoys singing at church and to listen to stories.

Educational Info

Stephen's favorite subjects in school are science and social studies. He has missed a lot of school because he was unable to pay school fees. He says he is sad when he has to stay home and his friends get to attend school. Because of his high academic performance and test results, he was enrolled in our "group sponsorship" program in 2023. This is a short term program for up to 4 children who are most in need and have high academic scores. The goal is to enroll them for up to one year until with hopes that a sponsor will be found so he can enroll in primary 6 so he can attend boarding school.

Health Info

Stephen is in good health.

Sponsorship Info

For $30 per month you can sponsor Stephen's school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities. 100% of your sponsorship money will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

Precious

Birth Year

2010

Grade Level

Primary 7

Aspires to Be

Doctor

Enjoys

Being with friends and singing at church.

Location

Precious lives in Jjingo Village, Uganda with her mother. Her father passed away before she was born in a motor vehicle accident. After her father died, Precious' paternal grandparents forced her mother to return to her family. Precious' mother cares for her but is unable to pay school fees. Her mother sometimes fills in as a substitute teacher to pay for school fees but only occasionally because she has not been trained as a teacher. Precious is very articulate and has an extensive vocabulary. She has strong social skills and is comfortable speaking and singing in front of large groups. She is very friendly and has developed a desire to help younger children in her community. She is always among the first children offering to help out when our mission teams visit each summer.

Educational Info

Precious was our very first sponsored student in 2018. Sadly, her educational sponsor is no longer able to continuing providing support for her education. Precious is extremely bright and does very well in school. Due to her high academic and social abilities, in 2023 she was transferred to the more challenging boarding school in closest town. She did very well at the boarding school and was promoted to primary 7 for 2024. Finding a sponsor for Precious' education is a high priority!

Health Info

Healthy

Sponsorship Info

For $30 per month you can sponsor Precious' school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities. 100% of your sponsorship donation (other than any payment processing fees) will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

Nimaro

Birth Year

2016

Grade Level

P2

Aspires to Be

To do well in school.

Enjoys

Nimaro enjoys playing and laughing with her friends.

Location

Nimaro lives with her mother and two sisters in Jingo Village. She is a thoughtful and inquisitive girl and has adjusted well after the family moved from northern Uganda (which has been slow to progress after the attacks by rebel groups over many years destroyed the region) so her mother could work at New Life School. Her mother works very hard to support her girls and would be greatly benefitted by educational support.

Educational Info

Nimaro attend New Life School and is the oldest daughter of our Primary 2 teacher, Madam Evaline.

Health Info

Healthy

Sponsorship Info

For $30 per month you can sponsor school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities and healthcare. 100% of your sponsorship money (other than payment processing fees) will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

Daniel N

Birth Year

2015

Grade Level

P1

Aspires to Be

Auditor

Enjoys

Playing futball with friends.

Location

Daniel lives in Jingo Village with his parents and siblings. He is a happy and friendly boy and is almost always smiling. He has a bit of a twinkle in his eyes that keeps you wondering what prank he is hiding :). He seeks to help our mission teams when we visit with all tasks even if we just need help picking up rocks. Unfortunately, his father has been ill the past year and unable to work. His mother suffered a severe injury several years ago and lost sight in one eye and has limited vision in the other. Despite these challenges, his mother has a strong work ethic and strives to find ways to help out by cleaning the school grounds, classrooms or to help others in the community to raise money to feed the family. Despite her efforts, there has been limited funds available for school fees in the past year.

Educational Info

Daniel is enrolled at New Life Preschool but misses frequently because his school fees have not been paid and he does not have the necessary scholastic materials.

Health Info

Healthy / Need eye exam and may need glasses to see the blackboard.

Sponsorship Info

For $30 per month you can sponsor school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities and healthcare. 100% of your sponsorship money (other than payment processing fees) will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

Success

Birth Year

2018

Grade Level

Top Class

Aspires to Be

Fashion Designer

Enjoys

Learning to sew and birthday parties.

Location

Success lives in Jingo Village and currently stays with families in the Jingo community. She and her brother, Frank, had lived with her grandmother in the village but her grandmother passed unexpectedly in the fall of 2023. Sadly, her brother Frank was moved to live with relatives in another town.

Educational Info

She and her brother Frank had both been enrolled in New Life Preschool until their grandmother passed unexpectedly in the fall of 2023. Since then, Success has been taken in by other families in the community but they have been unable to provide funds for her to attend school.

Health Info

Success is in good health.

Sponsorship Info

For $30 per month you can sponsor school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities and healthcare. 100% of your sponsorship money (other than payment processing fees) will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

Eunice N.

Birth Year

2006

Grade Level

Primary 7/ Training School

Aspires to Be

Doctor

Enjoys

Net ball and being with friends.

Location

Eunice is a bundle of fun and personality! She is quite a jokester and loves to "photo bomb" pictures. She surprises us when we see her in the pictures of the local pastors and in another picture that was taken of the teachers and also in a picture of our US visiting team members with local staff. Eunice is usually laughing and smiling! Her father passed in 2019 and she now lives in Jingo and stays with her grandmother. She frequently performs household chores for her grandmother and her aunt and uncle who live nearby. She enjoys playing netball in her free time. She has missed several years of school because her grandmother was unable to pay school fees.

Educational Info

Eunice is 17 years old and has just completed P7. Eunice is on the list of critical need students so she can continue her education in secondary school or a certificate skills training program in 2024.

Health Info

Healthy

Sponsorship Info

For $30 per month you can sponsor her school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities and healthcare. 100% of your sponsorship money (less credit card processing fees) will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

Julius K.

Birth Year

2009

Grade Level

Primary 7

Aspires to Be

Engineer

Enjoys

School and sports.

Location

Julius lives in Jingo Village with his mother, brothers, and sisters. His father passed in late 2019 which caused great hardship on the family and prevented the children from enrolling in school in 2020. His mother does local farming work to provide for the family. In 2022, we provided special support to enroll him in the community school and he performed at the top of the class.

Educational Info

Because of his high academic performance and test results, Julius was enrolled in our "group sponsorship" program in 2023. This is a short term program for up to 4 children who are most in need and have high academic scores. The goal is to enroll them for up to one year until with hopes that a sponsor will be found. In 2023, for primary 6 Julius was transferred from the community school to the larger boarding school, with higher academic standards, in the nearest town. After an adjustment period at the larger school, Julius quickly advanced and ended the year in the top position of his class which is an important ranking for school children in Uganda. Finding a sponsor for his continued educational training is critical for his future.

Health Info

Julius is in good health

Sponsorship Info

For $30 per month you can sponsor Julius' school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities. 100% of your sponsorship donation (other than any payment processing fees) will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

Abigail

Birth Year

2019

Grade Level

Middle Class

Aspires to Be

To attend school.

Enjoys

Playing and doing jumping jacks with her classmates.

Location

Abigail lives with her mother and two sisters in Jingo Village. She is a happy girl and has adjusted well after the family moved from northern Uganda (which has been slow to progress after the attacks by rebel groups over many years destroyed the region) so her mother could work at New Life School. Her mother works very hard to support her girls and would be greatly benefitted by educational support.

Educational Info

Abigail attends New Life School and is the middle daughter of our Primary 2 teacher, Madam Evaline.

Health Info

Abigail is in good health.

Sponsorship Info

For $30 per month you can sponsor school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities and healthcare. 100% of your sponsorship money (other than payment processing fees) will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

Frank

Birth Year

2016

Grade Level

Top

Aspires to Be

Bank Manager

Enjoys

Math and playing with his friends.

Location

Frank lives with relatives in another town. Frank and his sister, Success, have had a challenging lives. After many difficulties, they were taken in by their grandmother. For the last couple of years, they lived happily their grandmother in Jingo village until their grandmother passed unexpectedly in the fall of 2023. Sadly, Success remained in Jingo Village and currently stays with families in the Jingo community. The local family where Success lives has agreed to let Frank live with them if a sponsor is found to provide for his school fees.

Educational Info

Frank does very well in school and enjoys math. He and his sister, Success, had both been enrolled in New Life Preschool until their grandmother passed unexpectedly in the fall of 2023. Since then, Frank was moved to live with distant relatives in another town but they have been unable to provide funds for Frank to attend school. A local family where Success is living has agreed to let Frank live with them if a sponsor is found to help with his school fees.

Health Info

Frank is in good health.

Sponsorship Info

For $30 per month you can sponsor school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities and healthcare. 100% of your sponsorship money (other than payment processing fees) will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

Jovia

Birth Year

2015

Grade Level

Primary 2

Aspires to Be

Secretary

Enjoys

Reading books and playing.

Location

Jovia currently lives in Jingo Village with her mother. Jovia is an active, playful child. When our teams visit Jingo each summer, she is one of the first to run and greet those she knows from previous visits and to "adopt" those who are visiting for the first time. Her bright smile is a beacon to all. She likes to run and play with her friends and you can often hear her singing on the playground. Jovia's father has not been around since soon after she was born. Sadly, her stepfather does not want to pay school fees for Jovia because she is a girl and her mother struggles to find odd jobs to pay school fees for Jovia.

Educational Info

Jovia very much wants to begin primary 2 at New Life Preschool in Jingo Village. She and her mother need help paying school fees because her stepfather does not want to provide school fees because she is a girl.

Health Info

Healthy

Sponsorship Info

For $30 per month you can sponsor school fees, help purchase school supplies, uniform and basic necessities and healthcare. 100% of your sponsorship money (other than payment processing fees) will go directly to support scholastic and basic needs.

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