Author Archive | Matt Plourde

SEGA’s big Milestone on the Horizon – a cause for reflection

SEGA’s Founder and Director Polly Dolan, reflects on an upcoming milestone for the school. It’s January 2018 and it’s a new school year at the SEGA Girls School.  The afternoon sun is hot and bright.  The atmosphere buzzes and hums with energy; and sounds of greetings, laughing and running footsteps permeate all corners of the […]

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Preparing for Success in Secondary School: SEGA’s English Fluency Program

SEGA’s second English Fluency Program brought more than 20 volunteers to SEGA for two weeks to help students gain comfort speaking English. By Hannah Wilson Imagine you finish a school year, and after your summer break, you don’t just switch teachers or classrooms – you switch languages. That is the situation of most Tanzanian students […]

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Study Abroad Students: Ambassadors for SEGA

Nurturing Minds Executive Director, Laura DeDominicis, writes about the 2017 SEGA Study Abroad Program This fall, for the third year, Nurturing Minds ran a five-week study abroad program bringing two SEGA students to the United States to study English intensively, experience a cultural exchange and act as ambassadors for their school. Esther and Jacqueline were […]

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My one year journey at the African Leadership Academy in South Africa

SEGA graduate Nusura reflects on her experience attending the prestigious African Leadership Academy in South Africa. In 2015, when I was in form four (grade 10) I applied to an entrepreneurial leadership School called African Leadership Academy (ALA). ALA identifies young people with leadership potential, and entrepreneurial spirit with a record of community service and […]

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