2019

    Gloria’s Story

    “I live with my grandmother and my three siblings.  We lost our mother and father a few years ago to HIV/AIDS.  The death of my parents was the beginning of so many struggles for us.  The relatives we were left with were mistreating us.  They were refusing to give us food and caning us.  Eventually our grandmother came to rescue us.  She is a good woman and loves us but we struggle to have money for food and rent.  Even though she is old, my grandmother worked as a maid and washed people’s clothing to make money to support us.  But then she became so sick and can no longer work.  Since that time almost two years ago, I have not been going to school.  I dream about going back to school and becoming a nurse”.

    Now a part of the PFP Juniors program, Gloria attends a highly ranked primary school and has big dreams to become a nurse someday. While PFP supports Gloria with education and medical expenses, she continues to live with her grandmother and three siblings, who she loves very much. 

    Q&A

    Date of Birth: December 17, 2005

    What is your favorite subject in school? Science

    What do you want to be when you grow up? A Nurse

    Why?  To help sick people get healed.

    Why do you want to go to school?  Because it helps me get knowledge to become a nurse!

    What is your favorite color? Pink

    What is your favorite food? Rice and fish

    What are your hobbies? Playing netball

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