Cinthia was born on 12 January 2008 and is in Class 1 at school. She has two younger brothers. Her father and mother are very ill and cannot work, leaving Cinthia vulnerable to being forced to stop schooling to help support the family
Purity was born on 13 April 2006 and is in Class 6. She has a brother and a sister and lives with her single mother. Her grandfather who provided for the family died in June 2015, leaving them vulnerable
Saner was born on 8 May 2011 and is in Pre-Unit Class. She has a younger brother and an older sister with special needs. Caring for the older sister uses up most of the family’s meagre income, so they really struggle
Sheila was born on 12 December 2008. Her parents have substance abuse problems and abandoned Sheila and her brother two years ago to the care of their elderly grandmother. Sheila’s brother is 13 and has ended up in juvenile detention, and Sheila is under the additional care of the school.