When Eugene scored an impressive 380 marks in his primary exit examinations, few people were caught by surprise. Those who know him know how much he values education and the effort he puts in his studies. Was he excited with the results? A resounding yes as he knew it paved the way for him to achieve his dream of becoming a pilot.
The excellent results also served as affirmation for the young boy who recently lost his mother. The second born of three siblings, Eugene says he does not know his father. He thus wants to succeed so that he can be able to take care of his sisters since he is the only boy. He has lived at Dreams Children’s Home since he was 3 years old and knows no other home.
Having benefitted from the kindness of others, Eugene is committed to helping children who find themselves in situations such as his lead a better life. This serves as his motivation to pursue a pilot course as he opines pilots make a lot of money.
Eugene understands that practice makes perfect and he espouses this in day-to-day life. For example, he likes drawing and he has noticed that the more he draws the better he becomes. He has transferred this in his studies especially math and science, his two favorite subjects, and he has gotten favorable results. He wants to continue with this spirit when he goes to high school as he has seen it work.
Sponsoring a secondary student is $1,020 a year, or $85 per month. This amount covers the students' tuition fees, and buys school supplies, uniforms, shoes, and other personal effects required to live at boarding school.