June 2019: We are pleased to announce that Jessica was promoted to the 2nd grade for the 2018-2019 school year. Laura, thank you for your sponsorship and giving your student a gift of education through Girl Power Africa.
2018: Meet Jessica Koneh, who has been generously sponsored by Laura Krelwitz Groenier. She is 12 years old and in the 1st grade this year. Jessica lives in Gono Town, Liberia. Her father died when she was 9 years old. Her mother is an unemployed widow who has 3 children and can not afford to send her children to school. Jessica is extremely grateful for this opportunity to learn. When she grows up, she wants to be a nurse.