The waiting for so many to be fitted for uniforms is long and she is tired.
Grandmother helping her granddaughter get fitted for a pair of Oxfords needed to attend primary school
Grandmother raising an orphaned granddaughter and waiting for her while she has her uniform fitting
The life of girls without an Education
Gathering firewood for cooking and daily bathing can put girls at risk as they are all alone in the fields or hills.
Girls bringing back firewood
We take student girls from this type of mud and dung primary school and put them into secondary school
The kitchen at a primary school
What our secondary schools look like
Our helpers Alice and Felix with five of our students at one of our secondary schools.
We have 17 students in this lovely Provincial school
At our home base during spring break where some of our students receive tutoring for subjects they have a weakness in
Our girls’ typical family homes
Shiella vists a home with Fr. Timon. Notice the two month supply of maize stored inside to protect it from rain, theft and animals.
Sitting with her family on their doorstep a girl looks forward to a better future.
Mud and dung one room home of our student
Maize supply drying outside a new student’s home
In need of a uniform, a solid home and an education
Typical daily activities in some of our girls’ communities
A woman’s life on the island–washing clothes and dishes, mending nets and catching fish
Child bathing in lake victoria
Children returning home from primary school
Water traffic in Lake Victoria
Women washing clothes
Women doing daily chores of washing clothes, mending fishing nets and much more.
Our home base
At home base we have no running water or electric power
Shiella hanging her laundry
Our neighbour girls find firewood in the hills for daily cooking and bathing
Neighbours carry water jubs and grain
Neighbour girls who will not go to school without help