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 This is Sarah Chigora, an adorable six year old in the first grade through Agape Scholar's Back to School Project.She has one other sister and lives with her parents in Mbayani. As a family they attend the Nazareth Church.Sarah says that her mother is her biggest inspiration because she is such a hard worker.

Sarah loves that through this program she has the opportunity to hear God's Word and also to have an education. She hopes that she can pray to God to give her a bright future. She describes herself in these five words: cheerful, happy, hardworking, loving, and humble.

We hope that through the Back to School Proje...

Precious Makondetsa is a ten year old student in Agape Scholar's Back to School Program. With two other brothers, he is the oldest sibling in his family. Together they live with their mother in Mbayani. Sadly, they lost their father and have had to make ends meet without him. This proves to be very financially difficult for the family to meet their basic needs. As a family they worship at the Catholic Church.

 

Although it is a struggle to meet their needs, Precious finds a great amount of joy and love in hearing the Word of God at the Back to School Program. It offers him a great deal of encouragement in life. After P...

Mercy Nasala born in the region of the Mulanje mountains. Sadly, after the death of her parents, Mercy and her sister were taken in by her Aunt Mary and raised in the district of Mbayani in Blantyre. Unfortunately, her aunt has had a difficult time finding employment in a country with such high poverty. This proves to be very difficult for Mercy as she tries to receive an education.  Although she is a generally happy girl, she often feels very sad and worried when she remembers the death of her parents. That is a huge weight to carry at fourteen years of age.

 

Now that Mercy has became a part of the Back to School Project, she...

Through Agape Scholars International's newest program, we are sending students who have dropped out of school, back to school! In the area of Mbayani, many students are dropping out at vast rates due to a lack of financial resources but also due to overcrowding in schools where students outnumber teachers 300:1.

Jafali Mtenje is a student in this program. He lives with his parents and five other siblings. His parents have been unable to find employment and this has made it difficult for him to remain in school. At times, he feels very worried because he lacks good support from his family. At ten years old, he has now returned t...

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