Sharon is 19 years old and 3rd born in a family of 4 children. She lives with her parent and siblings in Soweto slum within Nairobi County. Her mother is the sole provide.
Her mother does manual jobs within the slum to cater for the family needs unfortunately the income she makes is hardly enough to cater for the family needs. Her father was diagnosed with throat cancer stage 2 and still recovering. Mother say since then, providing basic needs is a major challenge and most of time house /family expenses exceed the little money she makes.
If she receives a reasonable school education, Sharon would like to learn the doctoral profession, because she was so impressed with their work at the birth of her daughter.
In her free time she likes to learn, to help her brother with his homework and to help with the household. Her favorite color is orange,
Sharon successfully completed primary school in 2015 and started secondary school a year later. When she became pregnant in 2018, she unfortunately had to leave school very early. Sharon is social, disciplined, average in class and enjoys reading English. She is currently graduating from high school (KCSE exam) and would like to attend college or university. She thanks her sponsor very much for the support.