Tertiary Students One Semester Closer to Completing their Qualifications
At the time of writing this article, 6 of the first cohort of students in Kenya have completed their tertiary studies and await graduation. They will graduate as teachers (3) and more. We are delighted by their achievements and excited to see what they do now. We wish them every success as they transition into the workforce and consider how they will use their education to support their communities.
The remaining approx. 70 other students in Kenya were released from lockdown just ahead of Mother’s Day and have now resumed face-to-face learning which is great news.
Our 4 Sydney scholars completed the first semester of 2021 without interruption. Linet, Peyian and Sharon are right in the middle of Semester 1 assessments. We wish them every success with their exams. Each of these women expect to complete their degrees at the end of 2021. This is a wonderful achievement.
Cynthia has now completed her first semester studying Nursing at UTS. She is still living in Nairobi as she continues to wait for her Australian visa to be issued. Over the winter break, Cynthia is going to volunteer at the health centre near Kakenya’s school. This is a wonderful opportunity for both Cynthia and the health centre.
Women for Change look forward to celebrating the achievements of our first cohort of young women as they graduate their tertiary studies and embark on the next stage of their lives. We are planning a gala celebration event in Sydney on 25th September. We hope that you will be able to join us.
Published June 2021