Portfolio Category: Primary Education

Jessica

Jessica is 9 years old. She lives with her parents and four siblings in Mbinguni village in Southern Tanzania. She is currently in standard 1 (the first year of primary school), she should be in standard three, but she started school late because the school is over an hour’s walk away. When Mbinguni Nursery has…
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Bridgit

Bridgit is an eight year-old girl, who is in class three. Bridgit is an orphan and has attended FOCUSSA for four years. She enjoys attending FOCUSSA as she gets lunch, learns and is able to play with her friends. Bridgit’s favourite subject is English. Whilst she loves coming to FOCUSSA each day, she wishes that…
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Peter

“Our school motto is education is light. Education is the beginning of everything. You have to go to school to have a good future.” We were very proud to hear that Peter graduated from Mercy Primary in 2017 top of his year group. He is now at a local secondary school and is still one…
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Munanka

Munanka is 11 years old and is in Class 7 at Maasai Academy in Olorte, a remote village on the border between Tanzania and Kenya. Munanka's mother is a farmer and sells livestock - cattle, sheep and goats, in order to earn a wage to support her household. Unfortunately Munaka's father died when she was…
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