Rosa Kimweli

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14 years old, attending Hillcrest International School, Nairobi. Rosa was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in May 2014.

Rosa settled well at Hillcrest. She is an enthusiastic learner who has worked hard and made good progress, earning all 1s and 2s for Effort. She is a dedicated, vibrant, inquisitive student who contributes fully and works well with her peers. Her attainment grades are promising, and she did well to achieve her targets in French and Maths. Rosa has a great enthusiasm for sport. She is talented and capable, playing in the teams for rounders, hockey, netball, and basketball and in the U19 football team. She participates well in drama and took part in the school play. She has also been active in the boarding house and has been very helpful with a younger pupil who was struggling with the boarding routine. Together with friends, she led discussions on Anti-Bullying which appear to have had a positive effect. She has been appointed Ambassador for next year’s mock debate in Middle School Model United Nations.

Rosa has been an active member of KSPCA and has cared for adopted animals at home. During a visit to Kibera slums she was good at interacting with the less fortunate children. 

Rosa is benefitting from the committed support of a sponsor in the film industry who has generated further backing from co-sponsors around the world.

Beacon Workshop Participation

Rosa's Summer 2017 Beacon Citizenship Project was about teaching English to children in her village.


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In Leadership Workshops, Rosa interacts well with other team members and is confident even under pressure. She is quick to volunteer and jumps at opportunities to take part. She is very open to learning and correction.She shows great leadership potential