This week’s interview features Temba, a student whose university application was aided by Our Moon. He will be starting at Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania this year. What was the main thing you benefited from during last year’s Tomorrow’s Leader’s Forum (TLF)?What really struck me during last year’s TLF was hearing about the students that Helen had […]
This week, Quincy Namonje, one of Our Moon’s scholars, talks about growing up and her current university preparations. Quincy is the eldest child of three, raised by a single mother, and comes from a financially compromised family. Despite these financial setbacks, Quincy hopes one day to study at university and improve the economy of her […]
Earlier on this month Our Moon caught up with Tony, one of our fully funded scholars who is soon to begin his first year studying business administration at Ashesi University. Discussing his present placement and future ambitions, Tony describes both the anticipation and anxiety associated with moving to university, and how he hopes to use […]
After returning to the UK, I recently caught up with Our Moon’s Helen Leale-Green to hear about her most recent trip to Zambia, where she helped to organise Hillcrest Prom and partook in the school’s debate night. To see the full interview, read on:What inspired you to set up Our Moon?I used to work with […]
We are delighted to announce that Our Moon has been registered as an NGO in Zambia! Special thanks to Nathan Phiri at the Ministry of Community Development for support throughout, Justin for his hard and persistent work, and everyone else who has supported Our Moon in our journey thus far.
On Tuesday, Helen met with Janet a former Hillcrest student, whose 2018 university application we are currently supporting. Janet, when studying at Hillcrest, came out with the highest possible score in her Grade 12 exams, yet was met with tragedy when her father died, leaving his wife with five children to provide for. Janet’s mother […]