Personal Stories

  • Joseph

    Joseph

    Joseph is 61 years old and is the headteacher and Class Three teacher. Joseph enjoys working at FOCUSSA as he likes interacting…

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  • Bridgit

    Bridgit

    Bridgit is an eight year-old girl, who is in class three. Bridgit is an orphan and has attended FOCUSSA for…

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  • Belkmans

    Belkmans

    Belkmans is aged 18 and lives in Mpandangindo with his mother and his 2 younger siblings, both of whom are…

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  • Margaret

    Margaret

    Margaret lives in Lower Kachola which is located on the hillside overlooking Lake Victoria. She lives with 7 family members…

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  • Peter

    Peter

    “Our school motto is education is light. Education is the beginning of everything. You have to go to school to…

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  • Anusiata

    Anusiata

    Anusiata is a 49 year old single mother from Mpandangindo, a remote region in Southern Tanzania. Anusiata received a small…

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  • Munanka

    Munanka

    Munanka is 11 years old and is in Class 7 at Maasai Academy in Olorte, a remote village on the…

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  • Damas & Condrada

    Damas & Condrada

    Damas and Condrada are siblings and next door neighbours, living in a village called Litisha, close to Songea in southern…

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