RGCM Applicants

Here are the young women currently enrolled in the RGCM program who are waiting for mentors, each accompanied by a biography in her own words. If you are interested in supporting one or more of them, please Contact Us and let us know. Thank you for your interest!

ApplicantBiography
Judith Faith Akoth, age 16
Wants to be a nurse
"I am very happy when I am in school"
My name is Judith Faith Akoth, I am looking for a mentor to sponsor my education because I come from a poor family and they cannot afford my school fees. My parents are living with HIV. Secondly, I am looking for a mentor to help me in my education so that I become a responsible person. In future after my studies, I would like to be a doctor so that I help my family and the entire community.
Immaculate Andera, age 14
Wants to be a lawyer
"Education comes with better opportunities in life"
My name is Immaculate Andera. I am looking for a mentor and a sponsor because my parents are unable to pay for us school fees and get us enough basic needs.I live with my parents who are very poor, in fact I had my sister who got married in order for us to get wealth and school fees. But for me being the second born I feared and I decided to seek help from you.I had the worst day in my life and that was the day I lost my beloved sister who was giving birth as a young mother. We had everything taken away in order to bury her.I humbly request you to support my education in order to achieve in my future.
Agnes Mary Athieno, age 14
Wants to be a nurse
"A life without education is not a good one"
My name is Agnes Mary Athieno. I am looking for a mentor and sponsor because my parents are sick with HIV, they are weak and cannot do a lot of garden work to feed and educate us. If God helps me find someone to support my education, I will help people of the country and all community.
Erina Anyango, age 14
Wants to be a doctor
"Education is all I need now"
My name is Erina Anyango. I am looking for a mentor and a sponsor because in my family we are many children so my parents are un able to educate all of us especially we girls my parents also have HIV. My dream is to become a doctor so that I can help my family and the needy in my future life.
Bense Doreen Apio, age 15
Wants to be a nurse
"Every girl should study"
My name is Bense Doreen Apio. I am looking for sponsor; because I live in poor home with both parents .But they do not have money to buy food and also to educate me. Sometimes we sleep even hungry.
Cissy Beatrice Alowo, age 14
Wants to be a doctor
"It bothers me that girls get married because of lack"
My name is Cissy Beatrice Alowo. I am looking for a mentor or sponsor because we are many children and even feeding is hard. They cannot educate me and even some girls end up getting married because of this poverty.
Dorothy Auma, age 15
Wants to be a nurse
"I will be better if educated"
My name is Dorothy Auma. I am looking for a mentor and sponsor because our family is poor. My father is disabled, he has no legs. He is not able to help our family of 8 children and also he cannot help my studies.
Mary Justine Asinde, age 14
Wants to be a doctor
"Education of girls should keep increasing"
My name is Mary Asinde. Please support my education because my parents are very poor. They cannot raise money for my education. Many times I have been chased away from school because I failed to pay school fees in time. I also walk long distances to school in sunshine and rain. Your support will enable me achieve my dream.
Joyce Florence Nyawesa, age 16
Wants to be an engineer
"The world can become better for all through Education"
My name is Joyce Florence Nyawesa. I would like to be educated but it is very hard. My father died and my mother is supporting us alone. It is a struggle. I am looking for a mentor or sponsor to help me achieve my dream of becoming an engineer so that I can teach my community and support those in need too.
Mary Clare Apio, age 16
Wants to be a doctor
"Life becomes better when one is educated"
My name is Mary Clare Apio. I am looking for a mentor or sponsor because both of my parents died. No one is there to support my education and dream. I feel the world is too large for me. If you help me I will help the orphans in future because I know their pain. Thank you.
Sylvia Nyachwo, age 14
Wants to be a doctor
"Everyone has the right to study"
My name is Sylvia Nyachwo. I am looking for a mentor or sponsor because life is very hard without education and having someone to give me good advice. When my father died, my father’s family chased my mother and my siblings from home. My mother returned to her parents’ family and that is where we live. My mother has no land to dig and raise money, we dig for people daily to make money to buy food and basic needs. It is so hard to attend even the cheapest secondary school. Please help me if you can so that I can achieve my dream.