small foundation with a big impact

school week at Happy Watoto

25-03-2017
My name is Gedion Philip Mollel, I live in Happy Watoto Home. I have lived here for seven years now. We have our daily and weekly activities and duties. Our weekly activities run from Monday to Friday. On Monday, we normally have different activities which are as follows. We begins with family time whereby we learn a lot of things we know and what we don’t know. In family time we also learn about the difficulty subjects that we don’t understand well in school so as we can help each other to understand better. In school my favorite subjects are Mathematics and English. I also like Science and Social studies. I enjoy much while doing Mathematics because its everything.

On Tuesday we normally have sports and arts. In school many pupils like sports because every weekend we always have competitions with other schools.On Wednesday we do different activities like gardening and watering flowers around our home. In Happy Watoto Home we have a small garden near the school where we plant fruits and vegetables like mangoes, avacado. It’s our duties to take care of the garden daily. On Thursday we only do one activity that is cleanliness. We wash our clothes and clean our home environment. In doing this activity we divide ourselves in groups. On Friday we do general activities like gardening, sports, arts and cleanliness. We also do physical exercises and prepare ourselves for weekend competitions in the evening before revising past papers and doing our home works.

It is always good to be at Ngorika Happy Watoto Home because it’s a place where we get all our basic needs and children rights. We learn how to love, respect and participate in all things as a pupil. So I feel like a lucky person to be at Happy Watoto Home. I am here because my guardians could not afford giving me education and all the basic needs. I know that what am here for is education and no one can take it away from me. All thanks to my sponsors who gives me all what I need in Happy Watoto Home.
Return to last page

More news from Tanzania

In Memoriam

16-04-2021
Jan Priester November 5th, 2021 - April 6th, 2021 Jan Priester was treasurer of the Happy Watoto foundation in the period 2006-2015. We remember him as being very energetic and enthusiastic. Together...
Read more

Newsletter December 2020

16-01-2021
2020 hasn't been easy on all of us. COVID-19 turned our world upside down. Traveling became a lot more difficult, if not impossible. Our Tanzanian staff and children had to implement and follow new...
Read more

Happy Watoto Newsletter October

13-11-2020
In our latest newsletter we inform you about the current projects at Happy Watoto, the recent changes to the Dutch Board and we introduce you - with enthusiasm - to our new Home Manager: Peter Claver....
Read more