CLASS OF 2017
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
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
Machuri Mercy Wanjiku
Goals: wants to pursue a career in civil engineering
Secondary School: Hirga Girls' High School
Sponsor: Molly Jones Taniguchi
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
Sponsor: Frank and Nancy Lucia
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