Graduate Update – Liku (’15)November 28, 2018 10:38 am
This is a continuation of our series of blogs written by our graduates! These are all girls who had lived at Bibi Mimi’s Girls’ Home on our Kitongo campus, but who graduated from Joseph and Mary Secondary School (several of them among our first ever class of graduates), and are now in various higher education programs around Tanzania! We know that many of our supporters are interested in what these young women are up to these days, so we hope this provides some insight.
We asked the girls to not only update us on what they were studying, but, like any recent graduate, what some challenges were that they had faced since leaving our campus and how they have managed to cope with those challenges. We also asked them to pass on pieces of advice to their younger sisters!
“My name is Liku and I am currently studying Community Development at the College of
During my transition time I learned and experienced many things, like how to live with different people. I learned about computers through a VETA curse in Mwanza, volunteered at the Isenga Primary School in Mwanza, and interned at Orkeeswa School in Arusha. It was challenging to leave the Kitongo campus and experience a new life different from Mainsprings: JBFC and meet new people with different attitudes and perceptions, but I made it. I really miss living with my lovely family and sharing ideas and I also miss the moments that we had together as a family.
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