Lydia Akinyi Tom is in class 2. Both parents are alive and are farmers. They are financially unstable and therefore unable to pay for her education.
Stephen's father died a few years ago and is now being raised by his mother who sells vegetables by the roadside. Stephen wants to be a doctor when he grows up.
Sam Morphart is in grade 3. Sam is the second born in a family of four siblings. He is a partial orphan left with his mother at a tender age. His mother struggles to make ends meet. Sam is a very good student but due to financial difficulties it is not easy for his mother to help him reach his academic goals.
Frankline is in class 3. His Father died and the mother is a peasant farmer growing some food to sell and feed her 7 kids. Frankline is child number 4 in a family of 7 kids.
Felix is in grade 2. Although both parents are still alive they are not able to send Felix to school simply because of the cost of a school uniform, school books and a lunch. Sponsorship will make their dream of sending Felix to school possible.
Melda is in class 6. Her father died when she was 4 and her mother sells vegetables to make ends meet. Melda also spends long hours carrying water for her family when she should be in school. Sponsorship will end that and give her an education.