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Family is very poor, lives on one meal per day. They need help.
The family is poor and no source of income hence surviving on one meal per day.
The family is poor because parents are jobless,children are many, feed on one meal per day.
Rachael's father is poor and their livelihood is derived from a small farm. She has one brother, and three sisters. The elder sister is in Form three studying through a bursary and the rest of her siblings are all in primary school where they are catered for by her parents.
In primary school, Rachael was often out of school because her family was often unable to riase money for her school fees. Her life has changed from a life filled with uncertainties about the future to one brimming with hope for a good future for her and her family. She intends to study as hard that as she can so that one day help a student as needy as she is to realize their dream.
"I thank Wema very much for giving me the chance to join this school and I will work very hard to achieve my dreams"
Father and mother died, and he stays with his grandfather. He has one sister and one brother
John's father died in 2011. at the time of his death, his father had been diagnosed with throat cancer and also kidney failure. HIs mother is a sells vegetables and it is this small business that supports the family of 10. He has 1 brother,younger and 8 sisters, all older. The eldest sister is studying accounts at a nearby college while the second born is married and dropped out of high school. Three of his sisters are in high school where the fees are paid for by well wishers and relatives. his younger brother is still in primary school. He had problems paying small fees required in primary school for lunch and exams.
Before he came to Wema, John had to walk long distances to and from school and rarely had two meals a day. He is glad to be in boarding school, he no longer has to walk to and from school and he is guaranteed of three meals a day.
" i would like to thank Wema for giving me the opportunity of an education without challenges that pull me down"
Davis lives with his 8 siblings and unemployed parents. He enjoys math and science and wants to become doctor someday.
Phanie's father died when she was ten years old due to brain cancer. Her mum runs a thrift shop where she sells second hand clothes. Her sisters works as a waiter in a hotel and uses whatever she earns to pay her own fees at the college where she is taking a degree in education. Her younger brother is in primary school.
When Phanice was in primary school, she spent a lot of time out of school waiting for her parents to find some money to pay for her exam fees. Her life has changed now that she has been provided with enough books to read and also no longer misses class.
"I thank Wema very much for the great impact they have had on my life and also the great teachers at this place and I am confident i will achieve an A after my four years here."
Brenda’s parents are unemployed and struggle to support her grandmother, six siblings, and her. She loves math and science and hopes to become a doctor someday
She stays with her grandparents, who live in poverty.
Parents separated, father abandoned children to the mother. They have nobody to turn to.
Praxedes' father is a casual laborer and her mom is a house wife. Praxedes has nine siblings. Two of them have been forced to drop out of school because they cannot afford the fees. The rest of her siblings remain in school but due to the large number and demands, her parents are not able to afford all the school fees. As a resut they are often prevent from coming to class and sometimes have had to repeat grades.
Now that she has a scholarship Praxedes educational costs are paid for. By the time she leaves the school, she hopes to have achieved life skills and top grades to enable her become a doctor.
"Through God's mercy, i got a chance to be admitted to Wema Children's centre. this will help me greatly in my education and also help my parents to focus on my other siblings and also home necessities."
Evet does not know her father,she stays with ailing great grandmother
Family struggles with poverty, they are jobless, cannot afford any fees for the children