"My name is SHIRLEEN. I am 9 years old and from Eldoret, Kenya. I like going to school because all the friends at school."
Age: 9 (August 10, 2008)
Cost: $436 /yr ($36.33 /mo)
for tuition, boarding, and food
Situation: Sasha and Shirleen’s parents, Ehrid and Eunice Kemei, have 6 children. Their names are Emmanuel (class 8), Scolastice (class 5), Faith (class 3), Sasha and Shirleen (class 2), and Michelle (top class). They live on their boss’s land and Ehrid takes care of the cows at the farm, while Eunice is a housewife. Ehrid dropped out of class 7 and Eunice graduated class 8, but never went to high school due to a lack of money for school fees. Shirleen would be very grateful for a sponsor and an opportunity to go to school.