Nurturing Minds is a U.S. based non-profit that funds and supports SEGA (Secondary Education Girls Advancement) Girls’ School in Morogoro, Tanzania. SEGA provides a quality, holistic education that employs the Tanzanian curriculum and adds further value through life skills, entrepreneurship, leadership training, environmental stewardship, career development, community outreach, and scholarships for continuing education. Students are selected from 20 different communities throughout the country and come from families who are too poor to pay school fees and associated costs (books, uniforms, transportation) necessary for them to enter secondary school.
SEGA has graduated 7 classes of girls, 239 graduates total.
Their pass levels are 100% vs, 70% nationally. 88% of students go on to continuing education programs in nursing, teaching, business administration, non-profit management, and A levels( additional 2 years of high school required to go on to university). 11 graduates are attending university. Sega currently ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Tanzania.
There 251 students living on campus.