Nassozi Kimberly Knows Struggle, Help Her Become an Architect
At age 15, Nassozi Kimberly is an impressive young girl living in Jinja, Uganda. Not only is she an outstanding student, she’s an award winning choir singer and trusted friend. Girls’ Voices, GreaterGood.org’s newest signature program, is working with the PMM Girls’ School to send Nassozi and her classmates to school.
Whether it’s singing or studying, Nassozi dedicates herself 100% to everything she does. When she grows up, Nassozi wants to be an architect. She comes from a family of four children, and her father is not in the picture. Her mother tries her best, but has no stable income. Nassozi Kimberly owes money for both this school year and the next. Despite these hardships, she stays upbeat and is driven by her desire to do well. Nassozi hopes to be a source of inspiration to other young people finding it hard to overcome the hurdles of tuition and family challenges.
When asked what kind of person she would like to be, Nassozi stated she wants “to be a strong person in the future, to be helpful, to be a great singer, to be a great architect. And I think that with the help and support, I’ll make my dreams come true.”
She also stated, “Without education, I can’t succeed.”
In addition to choir and her studies, Nassozi is an active participant in a sexual reproductive health and rights program for young people. Her classmates say Nassozi is down to earth, open, loyal, and exudes confidence.
You can help. For just $8.75, you can send Nassozi Kimberly to school for one week. Help her achieve her dreams of becoming an architect. Donate today to help get Nassozi Kimberly’s education back on track!
About Girls’ Voices:
Girls’ Voices is a pilot program of GreaterGood.org intended to raise funds for girls’ secondary education through media made by girls. Our goal is for girls around the world to connect to their voice, their dreams for their education, and use the power of digital media to create images, stories, and visual metaphors that can communicate their strength and potential to the world. The intention of this project is to empower girls to utilize videography and to raise funds, 100% of which will directly contribute to scholarship funds for girls facing financial barriers to completing secondary education.
by Jim Kober, January 13, 2017