Older Girls

Lenah Nekesa

Lenah Nekesa

Birthday: 20th January 2009
Favourite Subject: Mathematics
Class: 3
Favourite Activity: Dancing
Dream Job: Dancer
Parents: Both Living
Background: Lenah lives with her parents in Kibera.  Without regular work, they struggle to provide for the family and this often left Lenah hungry and unable to go to school.  She attended school sporadically (when finances allowed) until joining the free school at Future Stars in January 2017.  She will also be able to access the feeding programme at the centre, ensuring she receives adequate nutrition to stay healthy.  Lenah loves music and loves to dance.  Her dream is to become a dancer.  If she finds a sponsor, there may be the opportunity for her to join one of the fledgling dance schools in the slum, taking her another step towards her dream.

Cynthia Nyanchoka

Cynthia Nyanchoka

Birthday: 12th July 2009
Favourite Subject: Science
Class: 4
Favourite Activity: Singing
Dream Job: Nurse
Parents: Both Living
Background: Cynthia lives with her parents in Kibera.  Neither of her parents have regular work, in common with many adults in Kibera.  They work when they can but struggle to make enough money to cover basic living costs such as food, water, and rent.  This leaves nothing for Cynthia’s education.  She has studied previously at a primary school within Kibera but her family were unable to continue paying the fees and the costs of school equipment and uniform.  She was at risk of being denied any further education and was subsequently admitted to the free school at Future Stars in January 2017 to continue education.  She will also benefit from the feeding programme at the centre, which will allow her to receive regular meals each day and relieve some of the financial pressure at home.  Cynthia can appear shy initially but she loves to sing and has a beautiful smile once she feels relaxed.  Hopefully her confidence will develop as she settles at Future Stars.

Veronica Arivizah

Veronica Arivizah

Birthday: 11th March 2009
Favourite Subject: Mathematics
Class: 3
Favourite Activity: Singing
Dream Job: Nurse
Parents: Single Mother
Background: Veronica lives with her mother in Kibera. Sadly, her father perished in a road accident in 2012, when Veronica was 3-years-old. She does not retain any true memories of him. Veronica has received a small amount of education over the past few years but her mother struggles to earn enough to send her to school on a regular basis. Veronica joined the free school at Future Stars in May 2017 where she will have access to both a consistent education and regular meals. She would love to become a nurse but, for now, has fun singing whenever she can.

Sharleen Abuya Daido

Sharleen Abuya Daido

Birthday: 20th August 2010
Favourite Subject: Creative Art
Class: 2
Favourite Activity: Reading
Dream Job: Architect
Parents: Orphan
Background: Please contact us for further information.

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