Meet Aminah, a 5th grader at Frankford Friends School. When Amina’s not brushing up on her multiplication skills, she’s reading, biking, designing doll clothes, and practicing Tae Kwon Do.


Q: What do you like to do for fun?
A: I like to read books, ride my bike and create doll clothes and practice my tae kwon do.

Q: What is your favorite thing about your school?
A: My school is full of nice people who always make you feel comfortable and safe.

Q: What is your favorite subject at school? Why? What do you like most about it?
A: I like math. I like learning multiplication, it is fun.

Q: Who is your role model and why do you look up to them?
A: My role models are my mom and dad who help me with everything and my oldest sister who is a junior in college I would like to go to college like her. She teaches me a lot about learning new things.

Q: What do you want to be when you grow up?
A: I want to be a chef or a clothes designer and artist.

Saida (Aminah’s Mother)

Q: What are your hopes for your CSFP child?
A: My hope is my child receives the best education and becomes a well-rounded human being.

Q: Why do you think it is important for your child(ren) to attend a tuition-based school in Philadelphia?
A: It it vital because public schools in Philadelphia are not equipped or educated to develop my children into the type of intellectuals that will thrive in today’s growing world.

Q: How does your CSFP scholarship affect your family?
A: CSFP is an organization I respect and hold dear because they have helped reduce my financial responsibility that I have which allows me to have less stress and focus more on the school year.

Q: What would you tell others about CSFP?
A: CSFP is one of the best investments anyone can make. Helping children and families with education is honorable. I am grateful.