Michael is the 1st born of two siblings, his youngest brother is called George. He is in fourth grade and scored 618 marks out of 700 marks during our entrance interview. When he gets sponsorship he will join Ngando Preparatory School which is one of our focus schools. Michael would like to pursue mechanical engineering when he grows up. His best subject is Social studies. He loves reading storybooks and playing soccer with his friends.
Michael stays with both his parents in the Mutego area. His mother makes a living from pursuing casual jobs in the slum outskirts and sometimes small available county government jobs dubbed as “Kazi mtaani” which means “job’s in the villages” while the father is a carpenter in the community. What they get is used to feed the family. They get water for domestic use from a water vendor that has a water borehole. They live in a single house made of iron sheets. Michael and George share a bed. The family used a small gas cylinder cooker to make their meals. Michael and his mother were very happy when we visited, his mother says that the sponsorship opportunity is Godsend. They look forward to benefiting from the sponsorship so that Michael can be able transform his life.