Child of the Month Program Initiated

Child of the Month Program Initiated

April 2016 – During the month of April we began a “Child of the Month” program whereby each month we will send out an email highlighting one child in program.  There will be a brief biography of the child and an accompanying photograph.  The first child is Peter (see attached photograph), from St. Agnes Orphanage in Chipole.  Following is Peter’s brief biography:  Peter is 15 years old. He arrived at St. Agnes at the age of nine.  At St. Agnes he was the oldest of 14 orphans in a first grade class taught by Sister Furahi.   Because of Sister Furahi Peter received a good educational beginning, especially in math and reading.  Peter, a gentle boy, has been perceived as a leader by his classmates.   In the classroom, working at the orphanage and at play he is looked up to by the other children.  Peter always wanted to be a driver and mechanic during his time in elementary school.  He graduated from the 7th grade passing the government exam in 2015. In January of 2016 Peter is studying to be a mechanic in trade school.  He is fulfilling his dream to become a driver and mechanic, an occupation very much needed in Tanzania.

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