David is ten-years-old, and is in Class 3. David is fortunate that his parents are both living, but they live in extreme poverty. His parents are employed as house help which provides the bare minimum to sustain the family. David dreams of becoming a pilot when he grows up.
Staffline is in class 3, twin sister of Shiloh. Her father is a local carpenter, and her mother sells small items in the market to earn money. Although hard working, these parents are unable to pay the fees to send Staffline and her sister Shiloh to school. Staffline would like to be a nurse when she is grown.
Shiloh Kola, 8-years-old, is the twin sister of Staffline Kola. Her father is a local carpenter and her mother sells small items in the market. Although they are hard-working, the parents are unable to pay the school fees for their daughter to attend school. Shiloh would like to be a lawyer when she is grown.
Vimal Vincent was a paying student at Joy Schools. His father died while he was in class 7. His uncle recently passed and no one is taking responsibility to raise Vimal. It is Hope for Kenya’s desire to continue Vimal’s education.
Wendy is five, and in the baby class. Her father died and her 80-year-old grandmother is caring for her. The mother has five children and works on farms to earn $1 a day to feed her family.
Vina is nine. Her 80-year-old grandmother can no longer care for her as she is very poor. Vina loves football and is very friendly and outgoing.