"My name is JOYLINE. I am 12 years old and from Eldoret, Kenya. I like everything about school. When I grow up, I would like to be a nun."
Age: 12 (May 3, 2005)
Cost: $436 /yr ($36.33 /mo)
for tuition, boarding, and food
Situation: Joyline’s mother, Rose, is a widow with 6 children. They are Cornelius (college), Amon (graduated high school), Joan (class 8), Joyline, Ezra (class 4), and Enock (class 2). Rose works as a marketer for Giz, a company that makes energy-saving, fire wood stoves. They live on a 1.2 acre piece of land. She plants corn for consumption and has a small vegetable garden. She dropped out of school in class 7 and wants all of her children to graduate college. Joyline’s father passed away in 2010 due to meningitis. Joyline would be very grateful for a sponsor and an opportunity to go to school.