Jecinta lives with her mother and five sisters in the Soweto Slum in Kahawa Nairobi, Kenya. To provide for the family her mother does casual jobs in farms, like gardening. Her parents separated when she was 2 years old. The reason was because her father used to beat her mother up and therefore she had to flee to look for a safe livelihood for the children. Now they life far away from her father but the neighborhood is full of crime and violence.
Jecinta’s dream is to become a pilot, she always dream about flying and being in a plane. Jecinta loves her mother the most, she is her hero and takes always care of her children. In her free time she likes to play with friend, read and dance. Her favorite color is orange, because orange fruits are her favorite. She would love to go to school, to learn new things.