Cecylia is our hero of the day. At Kasisi since infancy, she’s ready to embark on the next stage of her life – far away from home.
Kasisi has been around since decades and accompanied several generations of young people to adulthood. Kasisi is their home, where they develop roots and a sense of belonging.
The first picture shows Cecylia at 5 years old. It’s now time for this young lady to spread her wings and fly out of the nest.
The teenager just started her education at a prestigious boarding school located several hundred kilometers from Kasisi. She was very nervous about the move. We understand. After all, not many people want to leave Kasisi. We did our best to comfort her and prepare her for this new chapter in her life.
This is the longest she’s been away from home and her brothers and sisters. Sister Mariola was worried about how she would adjust to her new reality but we’ve already received news from the school that she is doing great. We are excited for her and looking forward to learning about her progress.
We are so proud of her accomplishments and you should be, too! Dear adoptive parents, this is how the children you support can flourish. The love and kindness you extend to them every month creates wonderful opportunities for young people and a chance for a better future. Thank you for being with us!
P.S. As mentioned, Cecylia is doing well in her new environment. As nervous as she was, it seems that the worst part of her journey was… the trip to get to her new school, made nearly impossible from the heavy rains that flooded the area. With the worst behind her, it’s onwards and upwards from here on out!
We hope that Christopher’s death, which was an unexpected tragic event for the whole Kasisi, will kick off a chain reaction of good. Because of this, we started the Christopher Sakala Fund. With this fund, we support children being treated on the oncological ward at the hospital in Lusaka.