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Fifteen-year-old Irene celebrated a significant achievement as she was promoted to the fifth grade, a testament to her dedication to education. Residing with her aunt, Irene finds solace and guidance in her familial support system. With a deep-rooted passion for Bible Studies, she immerses herself in the teachings of faith, nurturing her dream of one day becoming a pastor. Beyond the classroom, Irene’s love for her siblings knows no bounds, as she assumes the role of their protector, fiercely guarding their well-being. To support her family, Irene takes on the responsibility of selling candy along the bustling streets, determined to contribute to their livelihood. Despite the challenges she faces, Irene’s unwavering faith and resilience shine brightly, guiding her towards a future filled with purpose and compassion. Sponsored by: Dana Cvengros



Irene has been promoted to fourth grade!  Her favorite subject is reading, and she enjoys going to school each day. Her teachers report she’s been performing very well. She still wants to be a pastor when she grows up.  Thanks to GPA’s partner network for sowing into Irene’s hopes and dreams through the gift of this scholarship.  Sponsored by: Dana Cvengros

October 2019


Thanks to the generous donation from Stacy Peters, Irene has been re-enrolled into school for the 2019-2020 school year. 

June 2019

We are pleased to announce that Irene was promoted to 2nd grade for the 2018-2019 school year! During our interview she was extremely grateful for this opportunity. She says “school is my new family”. Stacy Peters, thank you for your sponsorship and giving your student the gift of education.



Meet Irene, who has been generously sponsored by Stacy Peters. She is a 10 year old orphan and is in the 1st grade this year.  Irene lives in Sopea Town, Liberia with her aunt. Six years ago, both of her parents passed away due to a brief illness – leaving behind Irene and her 3 siblings. Her interests are helping her brothers and sisters and she hopes to be a Pastor when she grows up.

Photos of Irene Throughout The School Years: