Portfolio Category: Gender

Malaika Milinga

Malaika is Director of the Kids are Kings Nursery in Songea, Tanzania. The centre runs a nursery school that teaches children in English, offering scholarships to those who are unable to access government nurseries locally or afford the average private nursery school fees. Why did you set up Kids are Kings? In Tanzania primary school…
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Grace

“After my loan I am able to provide for my family as a female single parent. I take sole responsibility. I am a role model for other women in the community.” Grace received a small loan of 20,000 KES (approximately £160), which she used to purchase cereals such as beans, green grams and rice to…
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Agnes

Agnes is 15 years old and studies in Form 1 at Kindimba Secondary School. Prior to Kindimba opening, over 80% of primary graduates in the local area were unable to continue their studies. Thankfully, Agnes was able to move to Kindimba straight after graduating from primary school. Agnes’ family has six members; her mother and…
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