Helen is a seventeen year old girl, born the third child of 11 children. Her family is very poor, and though they would like to educate their children, are unable to pay school fees beyond primary school. Helen parents struggled to send Helen to secondary school but she was constantly sent home due to lack of school fees. The principal of her secondary school was Helen’s best advocate, finding well wishers to help with her fees. This principal approach MGEF asking if we would consider adding Helen to our Scholarship Program. Helen had been sent home again for lack of school fees and the principal was concerned she would not be able to return. After hearing her story, and receiving an application, MGEF accepted Helen into the MGEF family and had her return to school immediately.
Date of Birth: 10/2/1998
Started Program: September 2016
Start Grade: 11th Grade (Form 3)
Current Grade: Pending post-secondary