Catherine is one of six children living with an unemployed single mother. Her father passed away when she was young, leaving behind two wives and thirteen children. Catherine’s sisters and brothers all went to school as long as possible, but poverty impeded their ability to even afford food, let alone pay their school fees. Despite her passion for learning, Catherine would not have been able to continue her education. However, with a scholarship from MGEF, she graduated from high school and is now studying nutrition and the Thika School of Medical and health Science.
Date of Birth: 02/12/1998
Start Grade: 9th Grade (Form 1)
Current Grade: Post-Secondary
School: Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences