Story: She is a young, intelligent and polite girl. She is in class four in 2011. When Sara was 3 years old, her father was killed on his way to work. Her mother died 3 years later of a heart attack. Sara is the last born in her family, with five other siblings.
Sponsored by: Ed and Starlyn Thompson
Story: His parents are alive but infected with HIV. They live in the outskirts of Arusha with a total of three children. He is living in the orphanage as his parents live far from the school, and he has more opportunities by attending Jue. His progress is very encouraging since he is so happy being in a private school.
Sponsored by: Rob Wright
Story: She was admitted to the orphanage due to life hardships. She lost her father five years ago, and her mother is HIV positive. She lives in the orphanage to ensure that she can attend school regularly and in the event that her mother passes. She is a smart girl who deserves the chance to create her own life.
Sponsored by: Abby Lichliter
Story: Irene had lived with her mother and her five other siblings. They lived in a single mud house with no power or water, very far from town. The father left the family five years ago. Irene is now living at the Jue Orphanage. She needs a sponsor so that she can become educated and help the rest of her family.
Sponsored by: Jacob Elbe
Story: His father died last year in a flood accident. Brian lives in a village with his grandmother, who is 70 years old. He moved into the Jue Orphanage as Ester was concerned that he had no one to help him. He has some health problems, which Jue School is looking into and will provide an update.
Sponsored by: Leah Smith
Story: His parents are both alive but very poor, living in a small village very far from any school. His mother is suffering from cervical cancer, but she is undergoing some treatment. Both parents are farmers, making less than $1 a day. Samweli will begin schooling despite his young age and live in the Jue Orphanage so he has a chance to succeed.
Sponsored by: Dawn Pointon
Story: He is the last born in the family of 12 children with 4 sisters and 7 brothers. None of his brothers or sisters have gone to school. His father is suffering from lung cancer, and mom is alive but cannot work. The whole family is very poor. He has just been registered this term at Jue School. He is so bright and happy joining the school.
Sponsored by: Nhien Pho and Kevin Leong
Story: She is a polite and smart girl. She lives with her mother in a small rented room. She has one brother. Her father died in a mining accident three years ago. They suffer trying to find enough money to eat. Jue School decided to take Mary in, living in the orphanage, so her mother can concentrate on feeding the rest of the family. Mary needs sponsorship so that hopefully one day she can help provide for not only herself but her family as well.
Sponsored by: Christie Silva
Story: Anna is an orphan. Her mother died in June 2011. Her father died on August 2011, just two months later. She lives with her sister who is 18 years old. To try to take care of her family, the sister sells her self for prostitution each night. Once she is sponsored, Jue School will take her in to live in the Jue Orphanage so she will be safe. She and her sister are currently living in a small rented room near Jue school.
Grade: 2nd Primary
Sponsored by: Natalie and Marc Lange
Story: She is a hard working girl. She is an orphan who lost both parents five years ago. She stays with her sister together with the rest of the family. The family has a total of six children. Her academic progress has been very good as she scores in the top three of her class of 28 kids.
Sponsored by: Spencer Chase