Sega Student Participates in Exchange Program

Friends Central and Saligman Family Welcome Nusura

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Since Sega’s formation there has been a steady stream of volunteers and supporters who have visited Sega’s campus in Morogoro, but very few opportunities for Sega students to visit the US. We are pleased to say, however, that one brave Sega student is changing this pattern!

Just a few days ago Nusura, a third year Sega student, arrived in the US to begin an exchange semester at the Friends Central School outside of Philadelphia. The roots of Nusura’s semester abroad in the US began this past summer when Nusura met Meg Saligman and her family, who were spending a few weeks at Sega and painting the school’s water tower. Meg and her children were very impressed with Nusura and suggested she think about studying at Friends Central (where Meg’s children attend school).

Nusura seized this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. She interviewed with the Friends Central admissions committee in November, after which she was accepted as a visiting exchange student. Pieces quickly fell into place and the Saligmans graciously welcomed Nusura into their home a few days ago. Initially Nusura quietly took in the new culture, environment and lifestyle that surrounded her, but despite her understandable timidness, a smile never left Nusura’s face. She is bravely diving into American life – starting by trying 6 different kinds of ice cream within the first 24 hours of her arrival!

We are thrilled to have Nusura here in the US and know she will have a successful and formative semester.