Faith was born in 2011. Her mother died last year and was unmarried at the time she died. Faith now lives with her grandmother and cousins who are also orphans as Faith’s aunt has passed away too. Faith tries to make it to school everyday however some days she cannot make it because her grandmother cannot pay fees.
Flavian was born in 2014. She lives with her mother who is a small farmer however the money she receives from this is not enough to provide basic necessities and pay school fees. Flevian’s father passed away some years ago.
Harriet Kemuma Manyeka
Harriet was born in 2013. Her father died in 2018 in a road accident so she lives with her mother and brother. Harriet’s mother sells vegetables in the market but struggles to make ends meet and provide for her children.
Tashley was born in 2012. She lives with her brother, sister and mother in a rented house. Tashley’s mother and father divorced when she was young and her mother has casual work but struggles to provide for her children and pay for the rent.
Joshua Gichana Nyangau
Joshua was born in 2012. He has five siblings, three of which are in school as well. Joshua’s mother who worked hard to provide for her family died recently of a short illness, his father works hard but struggles to provide for the family so Joshua often has to miss school as they cannot afford the school fees.
Stephen Kenani Nyabongoye
Stephen was born in 2015. He is an orphan as both his parents died, he now lives with his grandmother who is very old and his sister. They live in a rural area and have to walk to school everyday however Stephen often misses it because he is young and cannot make it when the weather is bad and they cannot afford for him to board.