Jemimah Yiampaine

Jemimah Yiampaine

Jemimah was born on September 14, 1996. She is the third-born in a family of seven children, four boys and three girls. Both parents are illiterate and depend on trading goats to support the family. Her older sister never enrolled in school and was married off at the age of 17. Jemimah was rankedĀ firstĀ in her class from grades 5 – 8, but when she graduated from primary school, her parents wanted to marry her off in order to pay for her older brother’s education. Fortunately, with a scholarship from MGEF, Jemimah is able to continue her education.

Date of Birth: 09/14/1996
Start Grade: 9th Grade (Form 1)
Current Grade: Post-secondary
School: Pending
Sponsored: Yes