Henry’s father died when he was 4 and because his mother is very ill he is being raised by his Aunt. Henry is 1 of 5 brothers and sisters and his Aunt is a widow with children of her own. Education seems an impossible dream.
Many Pastors of small rural churches receive no salary yet work long hours caring for families in their community that are ravaged by AIDS and poverty. Faith has a dream that one day she will be able to attend the joy school.
Because Clinton was born out of wedlock he faces continual harassment from his father and the rest of the family. Through no fault of his own Clinton lives with continual neglect from his father. Education and love from the teachers at the Joy School would be a life changing experience.
Jephron’s mother died leaving 9 children. His father struggles to find enough work and raise the children at the same time. He is excited about the possibility of an education at the Joy School.
Christian’s father abandoned the family 2 years ago. The family is now being raised by the mom who sells food by the roadside to make ends meet. Without help there is no hope of an education.
Junior has been all but abandoned by his father who is a drunkard and rarely sees his children. His mother struggles to make ends meet by selling fruit by the roadside.