Odhiambo is fully funded for 2018, as well as for the current funding year.

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Raised $340 from 1 donor Needs $0

About

"I come from a humble background of two parents, one sister, and one brother. We live in a single room house in Kibera. My current life situation is not so pleasing because my parents are casual workers and we live hand to mouth without enough food to eat or even good clothes to wear. Someday I would like to join the university at Nairobi and pursue a medical degree. I would like to be a doctor and treat people who cannot access medical help. I would like to help my parents by building them a big house and get them out of poverty. I would also like to help children from my slum who cannot afford school fees and their daily basic needs. My other aspiration is to be an ambassador for peace in the Kibera slums."

Where your donation goes

Total $340
  • Boarding
    $140
  • Tuition
    $200

Odhiambo's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2019 Form 4
2018 Form 3
2017 Form 2
2016 Form 1

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Odhiambo never let anything get in the way of you accomplishing your dreams. I am from Ghana and I know some of the hardships specific to Africa. Despite some of the circumstances, we are some of the hardest working people on this planet. Just know that you have people in the US on your side and rooting for you and your education.

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