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Mary’s Story

Mary’s Story

Many girls are not in school because of lack of school fees. Mary 24 years old stopped in primary 4 due to lack of school fees. After dropping out of school, Mary joined vocational skills training and learnt tailoring. She’s now part of an OVC savings group from which she hopes will enable her get […]

Eddy’s Story

Eddy’s Story

Before I came to Beersheba I didn’t even know how to kick a ball, but now I know. I love the training because I exercise and have fun with my friends. During the holiday programme, we had football drills that helped us learn about anger management. I used to get angry at times but I […]

Ruth’s Story

Ruth’s Story

Oasis has empowered me with tailoring skills from the Vocational training classes. Because of the skills I acquired, I’m now running my own tailoring business. The business is enabling me to take care of my 2-year-old baby by providing food, milk and renting a small room as a shop. My story could have been different […]

Babirye’s Story

Babirye’s Story

My parents could not sustain me in school because of lack of school fees. I came to join the Creative Learning Centre at Oasis through one of the other beneficiaries. I am happy that I have learnt new things that I never knew before like expanding numbers, constructing sentences and craft work. I have also […]

Ojok’s Story

Ojok’s Story

I dropped out of school because of peer influence. I had friends who used to drink alcohol and influenced me to begin doing the same. It caused me to start engaging in unhealthy behaviours. I‘m happy and grateful to the Child ambassadors Club for their collective efforts to come and speak to me about the […]

Leila’s Story

Leila’s Story

When I joined the Creative Learning Centre (CLC), I was not in school because of lack of school fees and scholastic materials. I also believed that I was one of the weakest pupils in class which made me stay in the CLC for even longer because I couldn’t read or write. I broke down every […]