Posts in SEGA School News
SEGA Graduation!

On October 27, 2018, 34 Form 4 students graduated from SEGA having completed their final year of “Ordinary Level” secondary school. Thirty-eight Standard 7 students who finished their last year of primary school and will begin their O-Levels at SEGA next term were also part of this year’s graduating class.

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The Importance of Entrepreneurship in the SEGA Curriculum

SEGA stresses entrepreneurial skills and training as part of our curriculum. Students focus on entrepreneurship during their Form 3 year. In order to jumpstart this year’s entrepreneurial program, SEGA recently held a two-week entrepreneurship training for Form 3 students that focused on the intricacies of business planning and taught students the skills they need to build a successful business after graduation. […]

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SEGA’s Library – A Place to Study, Read and Play

A Closer Look at One of Students’ Favorite Campus Spaces SEGA’s library is one of the school’s most visited and loved spaces on campus. It provides a study space, a quiet place for leisure reading, games  and academic resources for students’ classes. The library was built several years ago as part of SEGA’s multi-purpose building. This building was funded […]

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World Cup Fever at SEGA

World Cup fever is continuing to heat up as millions of people around the world tune in to watch. While the Men’s World Cup is almost over, have no fear, the Women’s World Cup is next summer and women across Africa will compete this fall in the CAF African Women’s Cup of Nations in order […]

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Modern Girl Program expands to 15 Communities

“Msichana Kisasa” (MK) or “Modern Girl” is a program SEGA developed in 2016 that provides a safe space within the communities surrounding SEGA where girls form clubs and are mentored by SEGA graduates. In these MK Clubs, trained SEGA graduates facilitate peer mentoring and deliver key messages, covering such topics as: improving self-confidence and communication

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Celebrating a Sustainable Campus on Earth Day

In Tanzania, Earth Day falls during the long rainy season when the land is green and lush and SEGA students are working with staff to plant more flowers and trees around bushes and pathways to beautify the campus. Along with planting, SEGA also demonstrates its commitment to protecting the environment and teaching students the importance

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Celebrating National Volunteer Week

Thinking About Visiting SEGA? Read This Firsthand Account! This week, during National Volunteer Week, we celebrate and honor the volunteers that make Nurturing Minds and SEGA the amazing organization that it is. Volunteers give their time, energy, expertise and compassion on projects of all sizes and scopes. One area of volunteer work that is rewarding and life-changing fo

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Exciting Next Steps for SEGA Graduates

In October, we cheered as the 35 Form IV students celebrated their graduation from SEGA. In November they sat for their national exams and returned home to await the results. Nationally, 70% of Form IV students passed the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) examination (All Africa) while 97% of SEGA’s students passed! Once the

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New consortium to “Amplify” the voices of adolescent girls in Africa

By Elly Sarakikya, SEGA’s Head of School Today is International Women’s Day! Held annually on March 8th, International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women across the world. In honor of International Women’s Day, Nurturing Minds and SEGA are celebrating along with other founding members the announcement of a new 

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Study Abroad Students: Ambassadors for SEGA

Nurturing Minds Executive Director, Laura DeDominicis, writes about the 2017 SEGA Study Abroad Program This fall, for the third year, Nurturing Minds ran a five-week study abroad program bringing two SEGA students to the United States to study English intensively, experience a cultural exchange and act as ambassadors for their school. Esther and Jacqueline were

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SEGA Class of 2017 Celebrates Graduation

A joyful milestone: SEGA’s fifth graduation ceremony. On a sunny and breezy Saturday, October 21st, 2017, SEGA celebrated its 5th-ever graduation! It was a beautiful ceremony honoring and celebrating the hard work and perseverance of the 36 girls of the graduating class of 2017. Parents and guests came from far and wide to sing, dance

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