Esther is a 12 year old girl, who was born into a typical polygamist Maasai family, with her mother being the second wife. Her father’s first wife had three boys and Masiyio, Esthers mother, had two girls and one boy. Unfortunately, Esther’s father and mother both died from HIV related issues, leaving her and her siblings in the care of her grandmother. The grandmother struggles to put food on the table and cannot continue to pay for Esther school fees. Esther was brought to the attention of the local board member and was brought in to fill out an application in the fall of 2018. She was just accepted into the program May of 2019.
Date of Birth: 10/31/2006
Started Program: May 2019
Start Grade: 3rd Grade (Class 3)
Current Grade: 5th Grade (Class 5)
School: AIC Girls Primary Boarding School