Esther is a form one student at a local day school. School has been very tough for her as she has missed many classes because she has always been sent away from school due to lack of school fees. Her single mother is a casual laborer and its not been […]
Francis comes from a rough family, but he hopes that education can save him. After his mother abandoned them several years ago, he has grown up with his father. Francis values education because he wants to be a role model for his younger siblings. He aspires to work as a meteorologist. […]
Gertrude is brilliant and outspoken young girl. She was a rockstar during the interviews. She is expressive and knows what she wants. She was also very confident and articulate. The firstborn of four children, Gertrude had to rise to the occasion when both her parents passed on. She was then […]
Abraham is from the Maasai community. He has lived at Dreams Children Home for eight years now. His parents passed on when he was a small kid and he is the third born in a family of four children. His elder siblings didn’t go to school while the youngest in […]
Maxwell’s family situation weighs on him a great deal. He comes from a single parent home and seeing his mother struggle to put food on the table saddens him. Maxwell only managed to attend primary school through the generosity of well-wishers in his neighborhood. Without this help, this brilliant young […]
Vivian has struggled more than most to pursue her education. In primary school, she had to trek long distances to make it to the closest classroom in her area. If that wasn’t enough, during the rainy season, she had to cross a seasonal river, risking her life in the process. […]
When Christine’s dad passed away in 2006, she was too young to understand the impact it would have on their family. Unfortunately, the reality began to hit her just a few months later. It started with the family having only two meals a day instead of three. Then came the […]
Jeremiah lost both of his parents to HIV/AIDS, his father in 2006 and mother in 2008. Afterwards he was left under the care of his relatives. Since he comes from Maasai community, where young boys are forced to herd cattle for money instead of going to school, the relatives opted
From a large family of 8, she is determined to be the first to join Secondary school as the struggle back home is more for food than for education. She is very smart and eligible to join a good secondary school next year.
First born in a family of 6, faced with financial needs since both parents are not employed and serve as casual laborers in the nearby poor neighborhoods. She is academically strong and has a chance if supported.