Lydia Akinyi Tom is in class 2. Both parents are alive and are farmers. They are financially unstable and therefore unable to pay for her education.
Sam Morphart is in grade 3. Sam is the second born in a family of four siblings. He is a partial orphan left with his mother at a tender age. His mother struggles to make ends meet. Sam is a very good student but due to financial difficulties it is not easy for his mother to help him reach his academic goals.
Felix is in grade 2. Although both parents are still alive they are not able to send Felix to school simply because of the cost of a school uniform, school books and a lunch. Sponsorship will make their dream of sending Felix to school possible.
Sindi is in class 4. Her father died leaving the mother to find weeding jobs at local farms. Sindi has a younger sister sibling called Violet who also wants to attend school.