Steve Ochieng he is sixth born among seven. The mother is a widow and peasant farmer who takes care of other kids too who have no family leaving her with no money for Steve’s education.
Fidel Castro Kasam is in grade 3. He is a last born. The father is sick and the mother is a small scale business lady hence they cannot raise enough money to help Fidel purse his education.
Gift Cecilia Achieng is and in grade 3. The parents are peasant farmers unable to raise enough fees for Gift who is a very hard worker. Education could change her life.
Denis is in 1st grade and has to live with his aging grandfather because his parents are unable to find stable work.His grandfather is able to feed him but not able to pay school fees so Denis can go to school.
Emma is a beautiful young girl who was abandoned by her mother. She lives with her father who is only able to get seasonal farming jobs so he is unable to send Emma to school.
Effy Harriet Adhiambo is only six years old. Her older sister Is Emma and both girls were abandoned by their mother making school impossible for them.