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Wezesha provides scholarships and mentoring to academically gifted, destitute young people to support their education from high school through university. In Swahili, Wezesha is the word for ‘empower’. We aim to empower motivated young people to use their skills to help others and make a difference in their communities – to be the next generation of role models and leaders.
Wezesha Scholarship Program
Millions of young people in Africa lack access to quality education. Education is one of the most effective ways to move families out of poverty and into a brighter future.
Speroway’s Wezesha Education program empowers motivated and bright young people living in poverty who are high academic achievers, but whose families cannot afford their education. We provide scholarships and support so that they can successfully complete their secondary and university education, developing their talents and aspirations.
We aim to empower motivated young people to use their skills to help others and make a difference in their communities – to be the next generation of role models and leaders.
Students selected for the program are bright, talented young people who are determined to use their education to benefit the lives of others. Through the program, young people will develop their leadership skills and use their education to improve the lives of others in their communities and country.
The program provides support including:
- Scholarships: scholarship recipients receive financial support for tuition, uniforms, books and school supplies, and stipends
- Mentoring and Training: scholarship recipients receive year-round mentoring, career counselling, leadership development, and other life skills training.
- Community Giving: scholarship recipients demonstrate strong leadership qualities and a deep commitment to improving the lives of others and being an agent of change in their country.
- Community Networking: scholarship recipients are connected through a network of support focused on long-term life skills training, leadership development, and community giving.
Stay tuned for updates on Wezesha events in the Toronto area. Proceeds go directly towards empowering students to realize their full potential and become leaders through education.