Bertha Ambundo Kakamega County, Kenya A retired teacher in her 70s assisted many poor girls to get an education. In recent years, she has turned her attention to helping women earn money from farming and catering.
Jennifer Bizeki Chief Svosve area, Hwedza, Zimbabwe A retired pre-school teacher with 30 years experience is providing free tuition following the closure of a nearby pre-school because of the inability by struggling parents to raise school fees.
Sara Mollelian Longido, Tanzania A retired Maasai school teacher returned to her home with a vision for reversing the cycle of early school dropout and continued marginalization by providing a better educational and nutritional start for children. She started a pre-school in Longido, and sought and obtained the assistance of Sauti Moja, a Canadian charity, for that school and a new pre-school in Oltepesi.
Pattye Snyder Moshi, Tanzania A retired teacher is a volunteer at the hostel for Cross Cultural Solutions in Tanzania.
Viola Vaughn Kaolack, Senegal A retired started a school in her home for girls who had failed at school and quickly expanded her school achieving successful results.