Sydney is a partial orphan born in 2006 attending Class 3 where she has come first in class in recent exams.
Her mother, Mary, has TB and works on her late husband's small block of land as a subsistence farmer. She also works casually as a laborer when work is available and earns about US$2 a day. There are 5 children.
Natasha was born in 2010 and is a partial orphan. Her father passed away and her mother, Easter, is struggling to take care of the family. She works on their small plot of land growing food and takes casual jobs when available.
Natasha's sister is 14 and is now married and her brothers live on the streets.
Petience is 4 years old, born in 2011, and is in Nursery class. Her mother is a teacher at St Joseph's Academy and her father is a laborer earning about US$2 per day.
Her two older siblings are at high school which places tremendous financial pressure on the family.
Emanuel was born in 2006 and is in Class 3 at school. His father died of HIV AIDS and his mother Ester struggles to provide for the 4 children. Ester works on the small plot of family land and takes casual employment when available.
Miruka was born in 2009 and is in Class 1 at school. He is a partial orphan since his father passed. His mother Mary has been sick for the past 3 years and is partially paralised. This means the grand mother takes care of Mary and her 2 children.