Pass It On Award Recipients

Felistus M.

2010 Systers Pass It On Award Winner

Project Title:

ICDL Training Fees and purchase of a laptop

Project Description:

Felistus is a young woman from Kawbe, Zambia in southern Africa. The second born of eight children, whose parents are deceased, she is the caregiver for her siblings. Despite these odds, Felistus completed secondary school and a course in basic computing. A resourceful woman, she has used her IT skills to obtain employment with Africonnect Zambia Limited, an Internet Service Provider. Felistus will use the award to fund tuition and the purchase of a laptop for her IT studies in a certificate program, the International Computer Driving Licencetraining program. She will pass on the knowledge acquired from this IT training program to teach basic computer courses in her former secondary school, an all-girls school, as well as other schools for girls in Kwabe, Zambia. Her IDCL certificate will also enable her to advance her employment and better provide for her family