Women’s stories

Maryanne from Kenya

Maryanne’s Story

“I hope that I can start my own business, because I now have the skills required and I’m still learning more.” Maryanne, Kenya

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Octavie Ecole YARANI Ivory Coast (1)

Octavie’s Story

“Through mentoring, I am able to help students feel more confident and succeed in their studies.” Octavie, Côte d’Ivoire

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Phensera Tewa, kenya

Phensera’s Story

“Since I joined Tewa, my life has changed. I have learned a lot of skills.” Phensera, Kenya

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Benedicte Matumona - Thelma Howard Scholar 2

Benedicte’s Story

“My dream when I finish at ISSI is to come out as a five-star nurse.” Benedicte, DR Congo

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Charlie, Ecole YARANI, Ivory Coast

Charlie’s Story

“I gained the love of learning here.” Charlie, Côte d’Ivoire

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Ganiyat Wavecrest Nigeria

Ganiyat’s Story

“This is where I want to be and who I want to become.” Ganiyat, Nigeria

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Sarah and students, FPTI, Philippines

Sarah’s Story

“COVID cannot cancel life’s essentials such as education.” Sarah, Philippines

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Adedayo’s Story

“I’m a young lady with passion for education.” Adeyado, Nigeria

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Maxinne Joy Philippines

Maxinne’s Story

“It is important for women to have access to digital skills so that we can learn.” Maxinne, Philippines

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Nadia’s Story

“Any young woman who is determined to study should follow her passion.” Nadia, Kenya

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ifeoma wavecrest nigeria

Ifeoma’s Story

“My biggest challenge in teaching online is students who do not have the resources.’’ Wavecrest, Nigeria

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nicole drc

Nicole’s Story

“What is the point of having ventilators in Africa if no one knows how to operate them?” Nicole, DR Congo

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Aminata, Yarani, vocational student

Aminata’s Story

“I would love to work in the biggest hotel in the world!” Aminata, Côte d’Ivoire

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carmina story baytree uk

Carmina’s Story

“When I think of Baytree a smile comes to me” – Carmina, Baytree

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Cecilia’s Story

“Junkabal is like its meaning in Kaqchikel, home warmth.” – Cecilia, Junkabal

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gloria story wavecrest nigeria

Gloria’s story

“They say it takes a whole village to raise a child.” – Gloria, Wavecrest

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Hyacinthe’s Story

“Having a scholarship is a great help for me!” – Hyacinthe, ISSI

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Josephine’s Story

“Tewa lets me be who I want to be.” – Josephine, Tewa

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Lilian’s Story

“Having a mentor has really helped me 100%!” – Lilian, Lantana

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Mamie’s story

“Thanks to the MAPS programme, I have become Director of Nursing.” Mamie, DR Congo

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maria fpti anihan philippines story

Maria’s Story

“Anihan played an instrumental part in achieving my dreams.” Maria, Philippines

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mary kenya tewa

Mary’s Story

“Stand up all the time in the moments you feel you are down.” Mary, Tewa

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Nya story baytree uk

Nya’s Story

“Baytree is amazing, welcoming, we’re like a family!” – Nya, Baytree Centre

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Ogechi’s Story

“I couldn’t believe I could now go to school again.” Ogechi, Nigeria

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Preye’s Story

“I have taught the members of my family to live better.” – Preye, Orisun.

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Renate’s Story

“I am confident in my skills.” – Renate, Kimbondo.

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Sarah’s Story

“I hope more young girls will be able to fulfil their dreams.” Sarah, DR Congo

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Sussy’s Story

“I feel like this work is changing the world!” – Sussy, Kenya

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