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Patrick

PROGRESS

OUR GOAL: A CIRCLE OF SUPPORTERS GIVING $300/MONTH OR $3600 FOR THE YEAR

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CAREER: Forest Resource Manager

GRAD DATE: Aug 2020

JOURNEY

    • Jan 25, 2018 – Patrick recently read We Should All Be Feminists. Before he read this book he was confused about why people always talked about gender equality because everyone’s understanding of what it means can be different. He learned though that even though men and women may have different roles they have equal rights
    • Nov 11, 2017 – Patrick thanks God for his life and for the opportunity to study in school. He is looking forward to Christmas, and spending time with his family!
    • Oct 8, 2017 – Patrick spent his summer helping take care of his younger brothers. He also had the opportunities to buy books for a young child from DR Congo (Kinshasa), and to teach his parents about the importance of going to school, which were both memorable and important to him. Patrick is excited for his first year at University and is looking forward to working with the other students.

Patrick’S CIRCLE

BIO

In his village, Patrick experienced overwhelming feelings of unity and love from his neighbors that shaped his future. Patrick’s home was also full of love and a spirit of cooperation. Although his family experiences financial struggles, on holidays from school Patrick and his siblings find jobs to earn money to provide food and pay for school fees.

Patrick is passionate about protecting his country’s natural resources, so he decided to pursue a degree in Forest Resource Management so he could make a difference. He is also looking forward to developing his knowledge and leadership skills through his university training.

Patrick loves to sing, play basketball, participate in the debate club and was a coordinator in an Environmental Club!