Education that Empowers

Welcome to Our News-Filled September 2019 Update

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EdPowerment's 2019 High School Graduates Head to College and Universities

Each has a different story. All have overcome hardship and obstacles. All have done their best. With EdPowerment's support, coaching and painstaking help with the Tanzanian University application process, here's their future (from left):

Ino: BA in Accounting, Institute of Finance Managment, Dar es Salaam

Vicki: Diploma in Tropical Animal Health and Production, Soloine Univ. of Agriculture

Samwel: Bachelor of Law, St. Augustine University, Mwanza

Adelina: BA in Accounting, Institute of Finance Managment, Dar es Salaam

Joachim: BS in Electrical Engineering, University of Dar-es-Salaam

Gertrude: BA in Procurement & Supply Chain Management, St. Augustine Univ, Mwanza

Jackson: Doctor of Medicine, Catholic University of Health and Allied Science, Bugando Hospital, Mwanza

Mary: BA in Procurement & Supply Chain Management, St. Augustine Univ, Mwanza

In November, these young adults will join their 13 fellow EdPowerment sponsored students now in colleges and universities.

GIVE BACK: Pictured below are these newest university students helping KIWOCE’s secondary and Pre-Form 1 students until leaving for their universities in late October.

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KIWOCE (KILIMAHEWA EDUCATIONAL CENTER) UPDATE

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Flanked by Academic Headmaster, Godlisten Malle, and Business/IT Manager, Frank Fidas, some of the Center's student pose in front of Mt. Kilimanjaro on a sunny day! (Look carefully!)

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Visiting teachers from the U.S. collaborated with KIWOCE's teachers for this summer's Enrichment Camp, bringing with them key teaching tools to promote active learning all year.

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Technology is one of the critical ways that KIWOCE's Camp inspires area. Here Taylor, a visiting U.S. high school senior, helps a camper navigate Office software.

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The Study Huts (part of the Resiliency Garden in honor of our late Manager, Tom Kway) are such a great space for students to collaborate and enjoy all types of activities. The Huts also provide an additional tutoring and teaching space, as increased enrollment has now stretched KIWOCE's classroom occupancy to its limit.

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Neighboring teens join KIWOCE students at Saturday's Boys and Girls Club for a full range of activities, from life skills coaching, to physical fitness and global awareness through videos. Here students visit a local ranch owned by Mr.Dnald Kessy to see modern livestock keeping techniques and learn how to generate income by selling animals products like milk.

TODAY AT KIWOCE

100 local students who have just completed primary school are coming to KIWOCE for a 10-week Pre-Form 1 (Secondary School) course to build their English and Math and other academics, while using a computer for the first time! They will join their secondary schools - or KIWOCE - when the Tanzanian school year resumes in January.

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Take a look at KIWOCE's new girls hostel that will make it possible for 60-80 teenage girls and young women to stay at the Center while earning certificates and learning practical skills for self-sufficiency.

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CONNECTS AUTISM TANZANIA BRINGS U.S. EXPERTISE TO LOCAL GROUPS, PROMOTES IEPS, DIAGNOSTIC AND CLASSROOM TOOLS

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Elizabeth Ross, a U.S. certified Educational Diagnostician with a Masters in autism, introduced ABL basics and key concepts for dealing with teen social interactions to a special workshop for teachers, parents and children in the Makumbusho Unit.

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Grace James, a CAT Program Manager, and Grace Lyimo continue to bring awareness about autism and other cognitive disabilities to village educators and residents, dispelling stigmas and pushing for classroom inclusion and community support services and groups.