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The list of 2012 Mentors and mentees of Rural Girl Child Mentorship Uganda (RGCM Uganda) project

Seeking Mentorship

The mission started on January1, 2012. When I pointed out on my facebook wall that my mission of 2012 was to connect rural Ugandan girls with mentors from across the world.
I got SO MANY responses from the NEW friends I made on the same date, January1, 2012.
I immediately started hunting for girls for mentorship, after finding just a few.

We struggled so hard finding only 35 girls in a community of over 1000 households. In my OWN village of over 300 household we found ONLY 7 girls, the rest got married and already pregnant, with children (because I wanted to pull them off their marriages - knowing the impact of education and especially to and from the girls of my own village).

Today we have 23 mentors from Austria, Australia, England, Germany, Sweden and the United States. This is amazing, realizing this in 25 days of the new year, 2012?!

I am thankful for World Pulse media platform for giving a channel for raising my voice and above all, helping me channel my passion and dream.
Allow me thank and congratulate the following mentors from across the globe for having chosen to mentor a rural Ugandan girl through Rural Girl Child Mentorship Uganda (RGCM Uganda) project, for having trusted me with their time and money to mentor and educate the following girls of my community;

Mentor         Country         Girl

1. Charli B       Australia         Nyaburu Anna
2. Rita R         Germany         Namusis Anna
3. Rita R         Germany         Nyaburu Nandalia
4. Rita R         Germany         Nyadoi Perepetwa
5. Julie K T     United States   Aboth Sarah
6. Julianne Ohl F     United States       Auma Maureen Sharon
7. Christian D         Australia             Wor Victoria
8. Ines D               Germany             Akoth Everline
9. Lori Bonn G       United States       Achola Sabina
10. Jana L             Germany             Athieno Irene
11. Sophia Catherine W     Germany       Aloiso Catherine
12. Charli M         Australia               Nyadoi Anna Rose
13. Andrea L       United States         Apio Everline
14. Nina L           Germany               Akumu Dorothy
15. Amy E           United States       Achola Anna
16. Karlene Lumsden         Australia         Awor Jane Frances
17. Gisela Raabe               Germany        Achieng Scovia
18.Nancy W               England                Aboth Regina
19.Sarah T                 Austria                 Athieno Rose Mary
20.Susanne S           Germany               Adongo Anna Mary
21.Maura Conlon     United States           Awor Esther
22.Charlotte Z           Germany               Athieno Irene, 20
23.Susanna B           Sweden               Akello Jane Doreen

We still have more 12 girls whose selection have not yet been confirmed. These are;

1. Anyango Solofia
2. Akoth Felisters
3. Auma Beatrice
4. Achari Christine
5. Agola Mary
6. Awor Josephine
7. Agolla Mary Constance
8. Akumu Patricia
9. Akello Mary
10. Auma Constance
11. Awor Mary
12. Aketch Mary Gorret

To select any of these girls, each girl wrote a short essay on their current life, explain how they’ve overcome roadblocks thus far, and identify their dreams and goals accessible at: http://worldpulse.com/node/48232
For details on how and why mentor a girl can, please follow this link; http://www.worldpulse.com/node/48236
Join our facebook group at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/rgcm.uganda/

Thank you for choosing to create a big impact in the life of a rural girl child of my community.

One on one Mentorship is the only sure way of impacting change in the life of a rural girl child.

Comments

Breese's picture

Happy birthday and

Happy birthday and congratulations on your accomplishments!

AchiengNas's picture

Thank you Breeze

Right now we have only 13 mentor to go. Oops, I should have replied you last, when there is no more room for mentors.
35 girls, 23 mentors! This is an indicator that there are people in this world who can change the face of the universe IF only they are informed and GIVEN a ROOM to DO it THEMSELVES. We are giving this opportunity!

I believe everybody has the potential to live a better life. Given the Opportunity, Education and Motivation ANYONE can become someone admirable. Nobody is a NOBODY, everybody is SOMEBODY.

AchiengNas's picture

Thank you Valeria

I am so humbled by the warm hearts responding to this cause. Hugging them ALONE is not enough. They deserve awards!

I believe everybody has the potential to live a better life. Given the Opportunity, Education and Motivation ANYONE can become someone admirable. Nobody is a NOBODY, everybody is SOMEBODY.

Celine's picture

Hi Beatrice

Congratulations for the success you are counting.
I also join you to say 'thank you' to those who have chosen to mentor a girl. May their wisdom and purse never run dry.

Celine

AchiengNas's picture

Thank you Celine

Amen for the mentors. It takes trust and courage to choose to mentor. They have the heart for a better world.
Thank you Mentors!

I believe everybody has the potential to live a better life. Given the Opportunity, Education and Motivation ANYONE can become someone admirable. Nobody is a NOBODY, everybody is SOMEBODY.

Carrie Lee's picture

Happy Birthday Beatrice

What wonderful work you are doing, creating such positive change in your community. May you continue in gratitude as you live your dream!
Carrie

AchiengNas's picture

Thank you Carrie

You have blessed me with positive energy.

I believe everybody has the potential to live a better life. Given the Opportunity, Education and Motivation ANYONE can become someone admirable. Nobody is a NOBODY, everybody is SOMEBODY.

ikirimat's picture

Happy BD

I join the rest of your friends to wish you happy BD and may you live to create big impact in the lives of the girls in your community and Uganda as awhole.

God Bless U

Grace Ikirimat

"It takes the hammer of persistence to drive the nail of success."


All I can say is AMEN. I believe this project will cover Uganda entirely. It is the girl effect project, Soon it will be a wide network of solutionists.

I believe everybody has the potential to live a better life. Given the Opportunity, Education and Motivation ANYONE can become someone admirable. Nobody is a NOBODY, everybody is SOMEBODY.

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