School funds for Sarah Nakirya

$668 of $3,200 goal

Raised by 15 people in 14 months
Heather Gonzalez
on behalf of Sjimon Hollander
 PUYALLUP, WA
Hi, my name is Sarah Nakirya. I am 22 years old and one of the youths of the Abayudaya Village of Putti in Uganda. I have been Jewish since my childhood and a loyal, talented and caring person who loves making a difference into the lives of young children. I am open-minded, patient and supportive towards other people, especially towards children, and have an excellent ability to remain positive, even when things get tough.

I come from a family of  seven children. I never grew up with my parents; my father Mr. John Mweru and my mother Ms. Dorothy Ndegemo. The reason is, my father and mother are substance farmers. I  mostly grew up with my uncles  who adopted me because my father could not take care of us all.

My Uncles Moshe Walyombe and Uri Katula have been struggling to pay for my education ever since my elementary classes, through Senior 6. That’s where I’m at, right now. 

I passed my High school with flying colors within the Ugandan educational system. I also scored five aggregates (an honorary degree) in  History, Geography, Computer, and Fine Arts. Now I am faced with a huge problem. 

I was allowed admission into University in order to pursue a diploma in Education. It is my dream to study Education and to serve my village and my family in their struggle to survive, and to fight for children’s freedoms and rights. But unfortunately my family does not have the money to afford me to continue my studies. I am hoping that PVAO  will find the necessary funds for my education so I can pursue my dream, but their funds are limited.

Can you please help me?
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Update 4
Posted by Heather Gonzalez
11 months ago
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Update from Sarah: I am fond of playing netball. We have a big play-ground in front of our university and in the afternoon we play there. Some junior lecturers also play with us. This free mixing has a good effect on us. I always take great interest in group discussions of course unites; I take part in the dramatic performances and in recitation, when there is an essay competition. The subject was, “The duty of students in modern Uganda.” Many students competed. Our group got first prize! Our lecturers are interested in our welfare. Encouraged by them we started a Poor Fund. Many students contributed to this fund. Poor boys and girls of the university were helped to buy books. In short, I am glad to say thank you all for donating towards my university studies!
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Update 3
Posted by Heather Gonzalez
12 months ago
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Update from Sarah: I have come in contact with many lecturers and I liked most of them, they treat us as their daughters or younger sisters. We respect all teachers and have a good relation with them. I am a good girl at university and all teachers love me. They help me in learning my lessons if I have any difficulty. I am proud to say that I have never been beaten or scolded by any teacher in my school life. I always behave well and always attend my lessons well. I have great respect for our administration; they love us all as their students. They are ideal lecturers, and their influence in shaping our character is great. I am really grateful for this. Thank you again for helping live my dream of getting an education!
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Update 2
Posted by Heather Gonzalez
12 months ago
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From Sarah: Thank to all loving PVAO family and other Friends for donating toward my future career at the university. I am so happy that I am among the lucky KKSY girls in our village now attending university Education, I feel so much Blessed and Hashem answered prayers! I am studying at UCU in Mbale Branch. I passed very well my course works and tests. During this period I have been at the university so far, I have come in contact with many students of my own age, and have made many friends. I am good student at school. I have keen competition with other students lecture room. All teachers love me, they help me in learning my lessons if I have any difficulty. I will give further when I have time, as my studies keep me quite busy. Thank you all for your continuing support!
Sarah is now studying at UCU
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Update 1
Posted by Heather Gonzalez
14 months ago
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Let's keep the momentum going for Sarah's school funds! A word from Sarah: "It is my dream to study Education and to serve my village and my family in their struggle to survive, and to fight for children’s freedoms and rights" Please share with your friends and help us meet our goal for Sarah!
Here is Sarah with one of her 7 siblings
Here is Sarah with her parents
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$668 of $3,200 goal

Raised by 15 people in 14 months
Created January 4, 2016
Heather Gonzalez  
on behalf of Sjimon Hollander
SB
$30
shira baron
12 months ago

Good luck!!!

HW
$36
Holly Wolf
12 months ago
JB
$50
Joel Beattie
12 months ago
$26
Rafael Hakim
14 months ago
AA
$180
Asher Abrams
14 months ago
$25
Anonymous
14 months ago
SH
$26
Sjimon den Hollander
14 months ago

10% mark!!!

DG
$25
Dawn Goldstein
14 months ago
$36
David Abramowitz
14 months ago
MA
$50
Marc Angel
14 months ago

best wishes

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