Meet the
Scholars

She’s the First sponsors hundreds of students in low-income countries across the globe.

From 16-year-old Preetha in India to 12-year-old Nayda in Peru, She’s the First gives girls the chance to become first in their families to graduate from secondary school. Meet a few representatives of the next generation of global leaders here.


Meet Sintayehu

Ethiopia

She’s the first Scholar Sintayehu is a junior in Ethiopia. In this photo essay, she revisits the shantytown where she lived before permanently moving to the Selamta Family Project, our partner in Addis Ababa.

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Meet Elizabeth

Peru

Elizabeth, known to her friends as Eli, shows us a day in her life as an STF Scholar at the Sacred Valley Project in Peru. Explore her photo essay for a peek into day-to-day life at this dormitory.

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Meet Tizita

Ethiopia

On a recent STF trip to Ethiopia, our team brought STF Scholar Tizita with them for her first-ever trip to the National Museum. Read about her experience on the STF blog.

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Meet Eli

Tanzania

Eli, an STF scholar in Tanzania, talks to the STF team about her daily routines. Walk in Eli’s footsteps as she takes us through fetching water from her local river.

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