Meet Our Children!

 

GLORY ISSA

Glory is a 15-year-old student at St. Thomas Boarding school in Arusha, Tanzania. St. Thomas school is about an hour away from the campus of STEMM in Mbuguni. This past September Glory graduated from St Thomas Primary School with valuable contribution to sports & games. In school, Glory is a very hard worker and her efforts pay off! She is performing very well at the top of her classes. This year she will complete her national examinations to determine her entrance in secondary school.  When Glory grows up she hopes to be a musician as she loves to spread the word of God through singing worship songs. Glory enjoys singing, drawing, and watching movies.

 

 

ANTON

Anton is a 15-year-old male student at St. Thomas Boarding school in Arusha, Tanzania. St. Thomas school is about an hour away from the campus of STEMM in Mbuguni. This past September Anton graduated from St. Thomas Primary School. Anton performs well in school. Anton is a very sociable young man, we believe one day he has the attributes to be a great politician! This year he will complete his national examinations to determine his entrance in secondary school.  When Anton grows up he hopes to become a business man to give back to his community. Anton has a heart of gold always the first to offer assistance in any way. You can always count on Anton to brighten anyone’s day.

 

 

ISAYA JEREMIAH

Isaya is a 15-year-old male student at St. Thomas Boarding school in Arusha, Tanzania. St. Thomas school is about an hour away from the campus of STEMM in Mbuguni. This past September Isaya graduated at the top of his class with many awards including academic overall certificate, leadership of head boy, performance in science, and many more! Isaya sat near the top of his class as he values the education he is receiving through STEMM. This year he will complete his national examinations to determine his entrance in secondary school.  Isaya is a quiet young man, but works diligently on all his projects. Isaya enjoys reading story books and playing football. When Isaya grows up he hopes to become a surgeon.

 

 

MARIA JEREMIAH

Maria is a 12-year-old student at St. Thomas Boarding school in Arusha, Tanzania. St. Thomas school is about an hour away from the campus of STEMM in Mbuguni. This past September Maria graduated from St. Thomas Boarding School with honors in Swahili and science. Maria is brilliant in her school work and sits near the top of her class! Maria enjoys and values the learning experiences she receives at St. Thomas. This year she will complete her national examinations to determine her entrance in secondary school.  When Maria grows up she hopes to become a doctor. Maria enjoys reading, coloring, and helping the younger children both at STEMM and St. Thomas.

 

 

MIRIAM

Mirriam is a 11-year-old student at New Light Academy in Mererani, Tanzania. New Light Academy is about 15 minutes away from the campus of STEMM in Mbuguni. Miriam is currently in Class 6 and enjoys her studies very much! Miriam is the identical twin to Ritha. When Miriam grows up she hopes to become a professor. She enjoys reading Bible verses, watching movies, and playing with the other children at STEMM.

 

RITHA

Ritha is a 11-year-old student at New Light Academy in Mererani, Tanzania. New Light Academy is about 15 minutes away from the campus of STEMM in Mbuguni. Ritha is currently in Class 6. Ritha enjoys learning about math and social studies. Ritha is the identical twin to Miriam.  Ritha loves spending time with other STEMM children!

 

EMMANUEL

Emmanuel is a 12-year-old boy who is active and always moving! He currently attends Class 5 Pieralba. Emmanuel enjoys learning about mathematics while in school. When not in school you can always find, Emmanuel practicing his football skills out on the play area, kicking a football, and running it up and down the field. When he grows up he hopes to become a professional football player and a mechanic.

 

JOHN KALEB

John is a 11-year-old student Pieralba. John is currently in Class 3 and enjoys learning about the history of Tanzania and Kiswahili. John is a technical boy who takes time to complete his work and think through the things he says. His life at STEMM had a rough start with confusion and distrust, but he now is loving his life at STEMM. He loves playing football and netball. When he is older he hopes to become a professional football player and a mechanic.

 

JOSHUA ABEL

Joshua is a 6-year-old boy at Pieralba Primary School. He is currently in Middle Class. Joshua likes to learn about science while in school. Joshua has muscular dystrophy, but he doesn’t let him stop running, jumping, and playing with all the other kids. When asked what makes you happy, Joshua responded with playing. He also enjoys putting together puzzles and watching Television. When he grows up he wants to be a pilot.

 

 

WILLIAM JOSEPH

William is a 9-year-old boy who attends Pieralba. He is currently in Class 3 William likes to learn about math while in school. William enjoys singing, exercising and singing. William is a smart boy who will be sure to steal your heart with his sweet smile. When William grows up he wants to exercise, become a lawyer, or be a professional football player

 

GREYSON NDOOSI

Greyson is a 7-year-old boy at Pieralba Primary School. He is currently in Middle Class. Greyson enjoys learning Kiswahili. Greyson is the older brother of Jublina Ndoosi who also lives at STEMM. Greyson enjoys running with the older boys as they play football on the open play area at STEMM. When he grows up he hopes to drive a car or become a doctor.

 

JUBLINA NDOOSI

Jublina is a chatty young 4-year-old girl who loves to let the world hear her voice. She is currently in Nursery Class and is expected to move up to middle class in January. She enjoys coloring and learning about math while in school. She says she helps around STEMM by making her bed in the mornings. Jublina is the younger sister of Greyson who also lives at STEMM. When Jublina is grown up she hopes to become a teacher.

 

NEEMA KINGU

Neema is a 10-year-old fun loving girl who is currently attending Pieralba Primary School in Class 2. Neema loves going to school and it shows in her school. Neema performs very well in school. Her schooling at Pieralba was her first ever schooling experience. Neema enjoys learning about mathematics and civics. She says she helps around the house by being smart and helping the Aunties. When she grows up she wants to become a pilot.

 

SOPHIA KHAMI

Sophia is an outgoing 8-year-old little girl who is currently in Class 4 at Pieralba Primary School. Sophia likes to learn about math and sciences. Sophia is the younger sister of Victoria and big sister of Lucy, both of who are at STEMM. Sophia like to help the mama’s and aunties by making sure her room is clean. When asked what makes her happy, she said when she gets to play. When Sophia grows up she wants to become a teacher.

 

LUCY HAMISI

Lucy is a fun and intelligent 7-year-old who is currently in Class 2 at Pieralba Primary School. Lucy’s favorite subject in school is English and even says her chores include helping the other children with their homework as “Teacher Lucy.” Lucy is the youngest sister of three, including Sophia and Victoria who are also both at STEMM. When Lucy grows up she hopes to become a teacher!

 

VICTORIA

Victoria or Vicki for short, is a very caring and polite 12-year-old girl who is currently in Class 6 at New Light Academy in Mererani. New Light Academy is about 15 minutes away from STEMM’s campus in Mbuguni. Victoria enjoys caring and helping her younger sister around the house, with chores, and completing their homework. Her favorite subjects in school include math and science. When Vicki grows up she hopes to become a doctor.

 

MATHIAS NKUGIS

Mathias is a 12-year-old boy who is currently in Class 5 at Pieralba Primary School. Mathias says he enjoys learning about science and singing. He enjoys playing soccer with friends outside. When Mathias grows up he hopes to become a professional football player.

 

HILDA TADAYO

Hilda is an energetic and charismatic 10-year-old who is sure to show her personality. Hilda is currently in Class 3 at Pieralba Primary School and is performing well! Hilda says that her favorite subjects are math and English. She enjoys reading the Bible, helping with household chores and playing with her many friends at SCV. When Hilda grows up she hopes to become a teacher. Hilda is the older sister to Sedekia Tadayo who is also at SCV.

 

SEDEKIA TADAYO

Sedekia is a 6-year-old little boy who enjoys playing with his friends and helping the Mammas and Aunties by mopping the kitchen floor. Sedekia is currently in Middle Class at Pieralba Primary School. Sedekia says his favorite school subjects include mathematics. He is the younger brother to Hilda Tadayo who is also at SCV. When Sedekia grows up he hopes to drive a car!

 

DOREEN NOEL

Doreen is a 10-year-old who is truly full of life. With a sassy attitude and gentle heart Doreen is always up for playing with her friends at SCV. Doreen is currently enrolled in Class 3 at Pieralba Primary School in Mbuguni. She is performing well in school and says her favorite subjects include reading and Swahili! She likes to help the Mama’s around the house by always making her bed! When Doreen grows up she wants to become either a nurse or a professor.

 

 

GLORY MAMKWE

Glory is 9-years-old and attend Class 4 at Pieralba Primary School. Glory is a sharp little girl! Glory says that her favorite subjects in school include reading, mathematics, and Swahili. She says that she helps around her home at SCV by making sure her room is clean. Glory’s favorite story is about The Little Drummer Boy. When she is older she hopes to become a teacher.

 

AMANI

Amani is a 6-year-old little boy who is currently in Class 1 at Pieralba Primary School. He says that his favorite subject in school is Swahili. Amani is a quick, smart, funny little guy who always can put a smile on anyone’s face. Amani’s favorite story is about the baby lion and his family. When Amani is older he hopes to become a professional driver!

 

FRANCIS SILVESTER

Francis is a 5-year-old boy who is always busy with his friends. Francis is currently enrolled at Pieralba Primary School in Middle class. He says that his favorite thing to do in school is read, but he likes to learn Swahili. He is very helpful to the Mama’s and his friends. He is a creative young boy and likes to make airplanes because when he grows up he wants to become a pilot.

 

 

JEREMIAH SELEMANI

Jeremiah or known by his friends as “Jerry” is a sweet helpful little guy. Jerry is 8 years old and currently enrolled in Middle Class at Pieralba Primary School in Mbuguni. Jerry says his favorite subject in school is learning English. Jerry is always the first to help when any of his friends or even a Mama may need help! He loves to play out in the yard with the other SCV Children. Jerry says that when he grows up he wants to become a pilot to travel the world!