Class of 2017

Meet the class of 2017: Grace, Sarah, Mercy, Lydia and Risper

 
Grace
Grace
 Kuira Grace Waruguru

Grace, a very dedicated student, would like to be a financial engineer.  She writes to her sponsor: "My dream and career is to pursue Actuarial Science in Jomo Kenyatta University and if possible study abroad. ... I am focused to come out with a good grade at the end of next year. ... I also belong to the school disciplinary committee and a prefect in the school. .... I believe that hard work pays and will achieve if I continue. .... God bless for your concern to continue my studies."

Secondary School: Loreto Kiambu Girls' High School
Sponsor:  Nancy Rosner
 
Sarah
Sarah
 

Muriithi Sarah Njoki


Sarah has four siblings: 2 brothers and 2 sisters.  She is the middle child and has a cat named Tabby.  She would like to be a lawyer and study at Nairobi University.

Secondary School: Mumbi Girls' High School
Sponsor: Tracy Woodward
 
Mercy
Mercy
 

Machuri Mercy Wanjiku


Goals: wants to be a lawyer
Secondary School: Hirga Girls' High School
Sponsor: Molly Jones-Taniguchi
 
Lydia
Lydia
 

Mahinda Lydia Gathigia


Lydia writes: "In school I participate in various activities and games, playing football, handball and in athletics.  I also engage myself in math and science club.  ... I am doing my best to achieve my dream which is to be a doctor and save lives of people.  I pray hard that my dreams may be achieved that I may sponsor some children as I am sponsored by you."

School: Mount Carmel Girls' Secondary School
Sponsors: Frank and Nancy Lucia
 
Risper
 

Gathoni Risper Wanjiku


Risper's goal is to be psychiatrist.  To her sponsor she expresses her appreciation: "I am very happy to have you in my life.  If it was not for you now I could be a village girl who doesn't have a future but now I have a bright future with you."

Secondary School: Gataragwa Girls' Secondary School
Sponsor: Nasim Fazel