In the last post about Binti Shupavu, we met one of the Mentors, Violeth, and heard her thoughts on the program. Four months into the Binti Shupavu Life Skills and Personal Leadership Course, it seems a good time to ask girls themselves about their views….
Author: Ngaire McCubben
We at AfricAid believe that all of our Kisa Scholars and graduates are amazing, but every now and then, one stands out from the crowd. Violeth Shayo is one of those Scholars. Dedicated, hardworking, passionate about girls’ education, and always eager to learn new things,…
28 Feb Binti Shupavu in ActionAfricAid, Binti Shupavu | Ngaire McCubben
Last month we introduced you to our new program, Binti Shupavu, which was designed for younger, more vulnerable, more rural girls. Binti Shupavu helps girls to stay in and complete secondary school, before going on to further education, vocational training, or employment opportunities. In 2017,…
26 Jan Helping Girls Stay in SchoolAfricAid, Binti Shupavu | Ngaire McCubben
by Ngaire McCubben, Program Development Coordinator Girls in Tanzania drop out of school at an alarming rate. Hundreds of thousands are forced out every year by factors such as poverty, pregnancy, lack of parental support, peer pressure and failing to do well on exams….