"My name is GERSON. I am 5 years old and from Eldoret, Kenya. I like going to school because I want to learn the alphabet. When I grow up, I would like to be a doctor."
Age: 5 (August 12, 2012)
Hobby: Football (soccer)
Hero: Kenya's President
Cost: $185 /yr ($15.41 /mo) for tuition and food
Situation: Gerson’s mother is a single mother of 4 kids (Daniel-college, Emmanuel- form 2, Mercy- class 8 public, and Gerson).They all live in a rented two-room apartment. Gerson’s mother works at a children’s home, helping with the dairy farm. She dropped out of school in 7th grade and she wants her kids to go further than she did. Gerson would be very grateful for a sponsor and an opportunity to go to school.