Girls in Africa (especially Nigeria) still believe in education. Doing something decent and having a normal job but they lack means of actually achieving that goal. Some manage to survive daily by doing little jobs. Others end up staying at home for a long time. They get frustrated and would grab any opportunity they get, to make a living.
Iyenoma is a 24 years old lady. She is well spoken. She finished her high school in the year 2014. Because of financial problem, Iyenoma couldn’t go further education to university level. Her father is a local carpenter and doesn’t make enough money to feed the whole family. She is the eldest of five children and her mother is a full time house wife.
my conversation with iyenoma
Speaking with Miss Iyenoma on the phone, she told me how things have been very rough for her family. Often it’s even a problem to pay for their house rent and feeding. Sometimes she even think of going out of her way to make money, but she couldn’t because of how well brought up she is. To reduce cost, she moved out of the house to stay with a friend. She manage to get a small job that help her withjher bills. From the little she makes, she also support her family. But her real desire is to finish her education. She was so relieve when she heard about FREE ME: For her this was a life long opportunity she has been waiting for
There are many girls out there who need our help so they don’t end up being victims of their current situations. These kind of girls are easy targets for traffickers. We can help them with donations to sponsor their school fee, buy text books or pay for them to learn a hand trade so they can earn their own money.
A regular donation of just €10.- per month – would cover trade learning fees and other costs.
With a one-off donation of € 25.- you could pay for a package with a school uniform.
With € 70 you could pay for a package that includes books and school lunch for the whole year.