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Mon, Aug 11, 2014
Congratulations to the 2014 Bigwa Secondary School Scholarship Recipients
In an effort to increase access to education for Tanzanian sisters, ASEC introduced a partial scholarship fund for sisters to study "A" level (form 5 and 6) at the Bigwa Secondary School in Morogoro,Tanzania. The scholarships cover costs for tuition/board and room. Most of the sisters within the age range of 25-50 are eager to acquire an education.
Congratulations to the following 2014 Bigwa Secondary School scholarship recipients:
FRONT LINE FROM LEFT: Sr. Adrophina Shija , Sr. Devota Mchami, Monica Mapunda, Engentrauda Komba, Aurelia Kajoro and Maria John
BACK LINE FROM LEFT: Sr. Felista Joackim, Sr. Macklina Andrea, Sr. Rosemary Nnalubega, Sr. Veronica Jeremiah, Sr. Lydia Patrick, Sr. Bernadetha Helelimana, Sarah Nyingo and Magreth Amani
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