JOHN

JOHN

John is the oldest in a family of 4 children. Since his father has drinking problems, his mother is solely responsible for the children. Instead of joining the moran (Maasai warrior training) as his parents wanted, John repeated class 8 and was given a scholarship so...
BAKARI

BAKARI

Bakari is a 10 year old boy who suffers from albinism. His parents are very poor and cannot support his education nor protective clothing to protect him from the dangers of the sun. In his spare time, he likes to play soccer. Bakari also likes science and social...
MANUELLA

MANUELLA

Manuella is one of nine children. She has four brothers and four sisters, only two of whom are enrolled in school. Manuella’s parents largely perform menial jobs and sell traditional beer to earn a living. Manuella’s favorite subject is Kiswahili. In the future,...
ADRIAN

ADRIAN

Adrian is the third born in a family of five children of a single mother. His mother is a tea picker at Ngoina Tea Estate. Adrian shows great commitment and determination towards  his education.  His favorite subject is geography. The scholarship will enable him to...
VEDASTUS

VEDASTUS

Vedastus lives with his mother, siblings and grandfather. His father died when Vedastus was young. His mother is a street vendor and has a low income and cannot afford to send Vedastus to school. When Vedastus is not studying, he likes to play soccer, dance and listen...