The Programs Director, Kwame is glad and grateful to all for their contributions, “we sincerely appreciate, thank you” he says with a smile on his face. He has happily noted that Hatua has achieved most of the goals that were set for the year ending 2012, some of the achievements are: the organization has added thirty eight new students to its scholarship fund. It officially opened the library on February. Hatua has as well formed a sub-organisation, Likoni Youth Agenda whose main aim is to give civic education to the youth. Also, its civic education campaign has reached over 900 Likoni secondary school students.
According to Kwame, come the year 2013, the organization has many goals it hopes to achieve and asks all our supporters to continue with the same spirit and help make Likoni a better place by eradicating poverty through education. Some of the goals are; to add 45 new scholarship students, conduct academic research, organize a fundraising dinner to raise funds for sponsoring students to mention but a few.
We would like to sincerely thank all our supporters; always remember that without your support our mission and vision cannot be achieved. In whatever way you have contributed to making Hatua family complete be blessed. Remember, whenever Hatua youth have a better life and smile it’s because of you. The following is a poem from one of Hatua’s beneficiaries;
Hatua is like ... Athman Mohammed
a paradise everyone needs to be in,
it holds people's hands
helping them be what they want to be
four years in Hatua
surely nimepiga Hatua*
in my education
hence, Hatua is helpful.
*I have stepped forward
As for the Hatua team they have this to say;
The whole season has given us a reason to smile. We are finally breaking for the holiday but as Hatua family we don’t say goodbye because it means we are going away, we just say, see you next year. We pray to God to help us to continue achieving our mission of reducing poverty and unemployment in Likoni.