The Walking School Bus Scholarship program helps high-potential students with
financial need stay in school on 5-year scholarships.
Deborah goes by the name Boya because when she was younger, her sister could not pronounce her name and called her Boya- it stuck!
Deborah lives in the Nagolo district which means that she has an one hour walk to school each morning. On the way, she sings songs and discusses the upcoming lesson of the day with three friends that journey with her.
Avir is a leader at the Jonathan Netanyehu Memorial School where he was selected to be a TWSB scholar based on his remarkable academic performance in English, Mathematics, and Computer studies.
Upon completion of school, Avir would like to study Medicine. Keep making us proud, Avir!
Aaron finds his morning routine challenging as his first meal of the day is only after classes. Before he receives food in the late morning, he has already woken up, helped clean around the house, washed his face, packed his school bag, and journeyed to school.
Sometimes he takes transit to school but often there is no money and he has to walk.