Student Sponsorship

Supporting the Student Sponsorship Program at the SEGA Girls School will give you the opportunity to connect with and follow the progress of a SEGA student. You can have first-hand experience of how your contribution is making a difference for girls like Husna, who would otherwise be unable to go to school due to extreme poverty.

Meet Husna

“My name is Husna Moahmed and I am 15 years old. I come from Mvuha in Morogoro. I live with my aunt and her family. She has two children – one is in primary school and the other is too young to be in school. My life at home is difficult because we do not have any source of income. My guardians are farmers. They plant maize and rice. They make some money from farming, but they but do not make enough money to pay for my school.

At SEGA, I study chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, history, geography, civics, English and Swahili. My favorite subjects are biology and physics. I love SEGA because it helps students learn. I am happy that I am at SEGA because now I can study to accomplish my goals.

In my future, I want to be a doctor so that I can help save people’s lives. If I cannot be a doctor, I want to be a lawyer so that I can help protect human rights.”

How the Student Sponsorship Program Works

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  • Food
  • Uniforms
  • Books and Educational Materials
  • Medical Examinations
  • Recreation Equipment
  • Teachers Salaries

Our team of Sponsorship Coordinators will match you with a SEGA student. There is one coordinator for each class of SEGA students:

  • Dana Droller, Student Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Beth Goldstein, Coordinator for the Class of 2016
  • Jean Suliteanu, Coordinator for the Class of 2017
  • Arlene Agree, Coordinator for the Class of 2018
  • Betsy Crawford, Coordinator for the Class of 2019-A
  • Angela McManus, Coordinator for the Class of 2019-B

There are two levels of sponsorship:

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Scholarship Sponsor
$750 Annually or
$62.50 a month

You will receive :

  • Student bio and photo
  • Academic update twice a year
  • The opportunity to correspond with your student, with at least 2 letters from your student annually.

 

At this level, up to 3 sponsors can correspond with one student

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Tree of Knowledge Sponsor
$2,500 Annually or $208.33 per month

You will receive:

  • Student bio and photo
  • Academic update twice a year
  • The opportunity to correspond with your student, with at least 2 letters from for student annually
  • Dedication on the “Tree of Knowledge” mural at the SEGA Girls School (photo provided)

At this level, you will be the sole sponsor corresponding with the student

How Can I Sponsor A Student?

Click here to donate to our Student Sponsorship Program or for more information, visit our contact page.

Mail Your SSP Correspondence Letters Directly to SEGA

In an effort to streamline the delivery of your correspondence letters to your sponsored student, you can mail the letters directly to SEGA. Please be aware that a typical letter (a #10 envelope with 1 sheet of 8.5×11″ paper) weighs 1.3oz and will require $1.98 in international stamps.

[Students First Name] [Students Last Name]
SEGA Girls School
PO Box 273
Morogoro, Tanzania

If you prefer, you can also send your letters to the US Sponsorship Coordinator for your student’s class, and they will mail them to SEGA for you.

Email your Correspondence to SEGA

In an effort to streamline sponsor correspondence, SEGA has set up an email address specifically for sponsors to send an email to their sponsored student. We are excited to be able to offer this new option as part of the growing student sponsorship program. Here is how the new email system will work:

  • Write an email to your sponsored student. Be sure to include her full name as the subject of the email. Also, include your full name as a signature on the email.
  • Send the email to sega.sponsorship@gmail.com
  • Our communications volunteer at SEGA will deliver your message to your student.
  • Because the girls work with teachers and volunteers to draft their letters, they will respond to your e-mail via handwritten letter as usual.

Do you want to keep the personal connection of a handwritten letter? No Worries! You can still send letters via the mail to SEGA directly.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Click here to view our Student Sponsorship Program FAQ document.

 

“Being a sponsor has enabled me to understand the personal impact the improvements to the school have on the SEGA students. Correspondence with my student has revealed not only her engagement with the various activities and programs but also her growing hopes and dreams for the future. It’s been exciting to personally observe the growth of a very important girl.”

Nicki Bibbo, SEGA Student Sponsor