Linet is one of nine children born to a polygamous father and his two wives. Linet’s birth mother supports all five of her biological children on her own with money she earns from doing laundry. Her husband is elderly and unable to work. Linet’s mother does not earn enough money to pay for the education of five children. With an MGEF scholarship, Mitau is able to remain in school with the hope of eventually helping her family rise out of poverty.
Date of Birth: 03/18/1999
Start Grade: 5th Grade (Class 5)
Current Grade: 9th Grade (Form 1)