September 2021: Thanks to the generous donation from Scott Heise, Irmina has been re-enrolled into school for the 2021/2022 school year. She received an incomplete for the 2020-2021 school year. Due to COVID-19 outbreak, schools in Liberia had irregular school schedule. This combined with the lack of technology in the schools, some schools made the decision to keep students in their current grade level for the 2021-2022 school year. Irmina was kept in her current grade level of 3rd grade for the upcoming school year. She continues to live with her mother and still wants to be a doctor when she grows up.
September 2020: Thanks to the generous donation from Scott Heise, Irmina has been re-enrolled into school for the 2020/2021 school year. Irmina was not present at registration this year as her mother sent her away, until the starting of school, so she would not be part of the FGM. Her school supplies were left with the administration. She is in the 3rd grade this year and still wants to be a doctor when she grows up. She continues to live with her mother.
October 2019: Thanks to the generous donation from Scott Heise, Irina has been re-enrolled into school for the 2019-2020 school year.
June 2019: We are pleased to announce that Irmina was promoted to the 1st grade for the 2018-2019 school year. Sandy, thank you for your sponsorship and giving your student a gift of education through Girl Power Africa.
September 2018: Meet Irmina, who has been generously sponsored by Sandy McNamee. She is 9 years old and in the kindergarten2 this year. She lives in Boapea , Liberia with her unemployed single mother. Irmina told Girl Power, ” I Wana go to schoo to be useful”. Her interests are learning and she hopes to be a doctor when she grows up. When Irmina receiced the great news that she’s been sponsored to go to school, with excitement, she ran home and brought Girl Power Africa’s team a bowl of potatoes.