The students are selected based on attendance, completion of tasks, participation level, among other criteria. The students of the month receive a small gift to mark their success in the classroom and to encourage the other students to strive for their best.
Safina Elias is a 5 year old girl from the Meserani school. Her favorite color is white. Her favorite subject in school is Swahili and she wants to become a teacher when she is older. Safina and her parents live in Lovi, approximately an hour and a half walk from Meserani. When she’s home she helps her parents keep their home tidy by cleaning. Safina’s favorite aspect of going to school is being able to study.
Tumaini Samuel is also a 5 year old girl. She loves the color blue and studying math. She lives about 20 minutes away with her parents where she helps with the daily chores and taking care of the livestock. Like her co-student of the month, Safina, Tumaini also relishes the ability to go to school and study. She is on her path of achieving her goal of becoming a teacher.
Help Safina, Tumaini and students like her by giving them the gift of an education and hope of a better tomorrow.