"My name is MERCY. I am 8 years old and from Eldoret, Kenya. I like going to school because I like reading. When I grow up, I would like to be a doctor."
Situation: Mercy comes from a family of three kids. She is the youngest. Her father dropped out of school in class 7 and her mother dropped out in class 8. Neither of them went to high school and currently they have a tough time helping their kids. The family lives on 0.5 acres of land. They do casual jobs to feed the family. Her mother is sick and often stays at a relative's home close to clinic to get medication.