Thursday, 16 February 2012

Who are our 2012 mentees ?

According to the surveys filled by 39 mentees, here is the profile of our learners :

-          They struggled in Math and sciences at school (29 out of 39) ;

-          Most of them do not live with their father (21) : only 16 learners live with both parents

-          Only one member of the family has a job (25) : 9 mothers work as domestic workers

-          The majority of learners moved to Alex from other parts of the country (19)

-          Most learners have access to Internet on their cellphone (19) : only 9 said they browse at school and 5 go also to Internet cafés. None of them have Internet at home.

-          The majority of learners read the “tips of matric” that we published in the community newspaper “Alex Pioneer” (20) but only 2 of them know this blog

-          What they like to do (80 % of them are girls) : reading (28), sport (15), listening to music (11), singing (9), watch movies (9), dancing (6)

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