After I sat for my grade 9 exams, I managed to pass to go to grade 10 but my parents couldn’t afford the money to pay my school fees. One day my father met this woman at his work place. She told him about Wings of Hope and that is how God has managed to help me through Wings of Hope.
I met Wings of Hope through social welfare. I was later interviewed and given 50% scholarship. I was very happy to be one of those being sponsored.
I was born in 2001. I am the last born in my family. My father died years ago when I was still a baby, but I never lost hope that I would become someone one day. In 2007, I started my Grade 1 at Mulwani. I continued at this school for 7 years until I managed to write and pass my exams. I was selected to go to David Livingstone secondary school. The year went well until I started struggling with my school work. This made me feel very bad because instead of enjoying my first year at junior high, I was busy worrying about my fees. I later lost my grandfather and then later on my grandmother passed away too. The following year I was sitting for exams, but even with my loved ones gone, I managed to pass remarkably well. In Grade 10 things grew harder as the head teacher would send away students whose parents hadn’t finished paying their school fees. Now Wings of Hope is paying half my fees, thank God for His tender mercies.
I would like other vulnerable kids to know that Wings of Hope doesn’t encourage laziness. We are all expected to pull up our socks in order to get good grades at school. I’m being encouraged to work hard which I find easy as I don’t have to worry about my school fees anymore. Thank you Wings of Hope! Thank you for being there for me.