Angeline Wambui

Angeline lives with her single mother and is the youngest of three children. 

She’s an outgoing, carefree spirit who dances to the beat of her own drum. Her favorite animal is a lion, and she’s happiest when she’s jumping rope at recess. Angeline wants to be a teacher someday. 

Her older brother Samuel Njuguna also attends Cornerstone. 



Samuel Karanja Thuo

Samuel lives with both parents. His mother is a teacher and his father sells second-hand clothing. Samuel is the oldest of two children.

Samuel’s a shy, smily boy who loves soccer. His favorite animal is a chicken, because he loves to eat eggs. He enjoys math and has dreams of becoming a pilot someday. 


George Mburu

George is a playful, active boy who enjoys soccer. He wants to be a bus driver when he grows up. If George could be any animal, he would want to be a lion.

George helps his mom at home by running errands. His parents separated in 2012. His mom is a farmer and also washes clothes to help make ends meet. George has 4 older siblings.







Dennis Kamau 

Dennis loves playing with his friends and is a great dancer. He’s the oldest of three children. He lives with his single mom, who earns a living selling snacks from a roadside stand.



Esther Njambi 

Esther’s household chores include sweeping the house and doing the dishes. She lives with her mom and is the 3rd of 4 children. Her mom works as a manual laborer.

Esther’s favorite color is red, and her favorite animal is a giraffe. In school, she loves studying English, and aspires to grow up to be a teacher.



Ian Mwai 

Ian would be happy riding a bicycle for hours and hours. His father is a shoemaker and his mom is a hairdresser. Ian is the oldest of two children.





Shaine Wambui 

Shaine lives with her single mother and is the oldest of two children. Her mom is employed as a manual laborer.

Shaine is a hardworking student with a can-do attitude. She dreams of becoming a police officer. Her favorite game is jump rope, and her favorite animal is a giraffe.



Shirleen Nyambura 

Shirleen is happiest when she’s singing. Her mom operates a roadside vegetable stand and her dad is a manual laborer. Shirleen is the oldest of two children.




Paul Waithaka

Paul is a quiet and reserved child, but he dreams of becoming a salesman someday. His favorite color is red, and his favorite animal is a zebra. 

He’s an only child, and lives with his father and his grandparents.



Jane Wangechi

Despite losing all of her immediate family at a young age, Jane is thriving. A good-hearted neighbor adopted Jane in 2017, after Jane’s biological mother became terminally ill.   Jane enjoys playing group games, like jumping rope, with her friends. French fries and chicken are her two favorite foods.  Her teachers describe Jane as an intelligent, outgoing, and friendly child who loves writing and reading. Jane aspires to become a pediatrician when she grows up.