Portfolio Category: Schools for Life

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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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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Rosemary

7 year old Rosemary attends Kids are Kings Nursery in Tanzania.  Rosemary's favourite subject at nursery is English, and she loves studying. When she is older she would like to become a doctor. The nursery provides good quality preschool education to children living in poor communities, who would otherwise be unable to send their children…
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Justin

Justin is 6 years old, and attends MLASEO Nursery.  He lives with his mother, father, and three brothers and sisters. When he first started at MLASEO nursery, it had only one teacher, no toilets and the classroom was dilapidated and dangerous with exposed bricks and no windows or doors. He is happy that he and…
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