Girls Matter Current Scholars

Quinter Ruth

Quinter Ruth

Quinter Ruth is 17 years old. She is the first born in a family of five. Her mother is a single parent, she gave birth to her when she was very young…

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Cindy Mae

Cindy Mae

Cindy Mae is 15 years old, she is the forth born in a family of six children. Her mother lives in Kindu Bay in Nyanza province while her father lives in Mathare slums near the bridge.

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Nikol Muganya

Nikol Muganya

Nikol Muganya is a younger sister to Nikos Sande, she is 13 years old and lives in Mathare slums with her mother who is a widow. She loves music and Art.

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Joy Musenya

Joy Musenya

Joy Musenya is 13 years old, her parents are alive but unable to work due to a medical condition. Her family depends on well-wishers for food, clothes and other requirements.

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Mary Wanjiru

Mary Wanjiru

Mary Wanjiru is a 17-year-old girl and the second born in a family of three. Mary’s younger brother got lost three years ago. Efforts to locate him have not born any fruits.

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Faith Mawia

Faith Mawia

Faith Mawia is a 14 year old girl and the third born in a family of eight, she stays with her parents in Dandora slums, Kasarani Sub county, Nairobi County in Kenya.

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Florence Kooba (Pending Funding)

Florence Kooba (Pending Funding)

I am Kooba Florence. I am 17 years of age and am the first born in the family of two boys and three girls. I want to be a clinical doctor, because in our community there is no girl who has been qualified in that field, and I yearn so much to become one.

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Rebecca Nadutu

Rebecca Nadutu

I am Nandutu Rebecca, 25 years old. I am the third born in the family of eight children. I live in the district of Siranko with my parents who are farmers. I would like to pursue a bachelor’s in science education at Busitema University Nagongera Branch.

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Beth Nafuna

Beth Nafuna

I am Nafuna Beth. I am 14 years old, and I am the seventh born in our family, one boy and seven girls. I would like to be a doctor in the future because I would like to help my community.

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Anna Wanyeze

Anna Wanyeze

I am Waryenze Anna, a last born in our family. I am 15 years old and the 7th born. I would like to be a nurse so I can help the health status of our community and my girls have gone in early marriages because of lack of school funds.

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