September 2021: Thanks to the generous donation from Pam Albi, Vickie 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. Vickie was kept in her current grade level of 2nd grade for the upcoming school year. She continues to live with her mother and still wants to be a pastor when she grows up.
September 2020: Thanks to the generous donation from Pam Albi, Vickie has been re-enrolled into school for the 2020/2021 school year. She did not complete school last year due to excessive work at home. She will be repeating the 2nd grade this year. Vickie’s father passed away 2 months ago. She still wants to be a pastor when she grows up and she continues to live with her mother.
October 2019: Thanks to the generous donation from Kathryn Loomans, Vickie has been re-enrolled into school for the 2019-2020 school year.Please note: Vickie was unable to attend the back to school distribution as she was in the “society bush” for FGM. However, her school materials were left with the school to be given to her upon her return.
June 2019: We are pleased to announce that Vickie was promoted to the 2nd grade for the 2018-2019 school year. Rock Prairie Presbyterian Church, thank you for your sponsorship and giving your student a gift of education through Girl Power Africa.
2018: Meet Vickie, who has been generously sponsored by the Rock Prairie Presbyterian Church. She is 11 years old and is in the 1st grade this year. Vickie’s parents are separated and she lives in Karnla, Liberia with her mother. Since her father moved out about a year ago, he has had no contact with the family. Her mother can barely afford to feed she and her 4 children. Vickie who did not go to school last year, was also not going to go to school this year. But, thanks to the generous donation from Rock Prairie Presbyterian Church, Vickie is now going to school. She hopes to be a pastor when she grows up.