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Secretarialtraining in 2 years-

Ukunda, Kenya

Help Joyce to realise her dreams of becoming a school secretary. Two more years of training and she will be fully equipped to secure her future and look after her family.

K. McMillan from Ushirika e.V. Msulwa, Matuga District, Kwale Kenia | 
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About this project

We have known Joyce for over 7 years now. She is 27 years old and has a little girl. She lives with her mother and two sisters plus their 4 children. Sie never had the chance to go onto secondary school, so in 2011 Joyce joined the Msulwa Youth Polytechnic and did her 2-year training to Grade 3 to become a dressmaker/tailoress. When she fininished, she stayed on and helped to train others and sat her Grade 2 exam and passed. She is so bright that we found a sponsor to finance her secondary education and she completed this with a pass in November 2018. As the schools in Kenya are now being digitalised there is a great need for school secretaries and so we are now looking for help to send Joyce to the Ukunda Youth Polytechnic to do a 2-year training to become a secretary. The 2-year course costs about 700 Euros. This is her chance to find permanent employment and provide for her family.
Updated at 18. March 2020