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.

 

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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.

 

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Christine Kiarie

Christine is an animal lover. In the words of her mother, “Whenever Christine sits down, there is a cat in her lap.” Christine enjoys making dolls out of discarded items, and taking care of the cows and goats.  Both of Christine’s parents are farmers. Christine is the only child.

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Anastacia Wangui

Anastacia has a shy, but playful personality, and is an absolute delight. She loves to pretend to cook and enjoys dancing.
Anastacia lives with her single mom, her grandmother, and her two older sisters. Anastacia’s sister Mary Gitiria attends Cornerstone.

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Mary Wanjiru

Mary is always on the move, and loves skipping rope, digging in her family’s small garden, or kicking a soccer ball around with her four big brothers. She has an artistic side too, and creates beaded bracelets or necklaces for her friends. Chickens and dogs are her favorite animals.

Mary’s parents rely on manual labor jobs to provide for their six children. Mary’s older brothers Godfrey and Elijah both attend Cornerstone.

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Ruth Wanjiku

Ruth has a flair for the dramatic, and loves being the center of attention whether she is singing her heart out or dancing.  Ruth is an only child. Her mother is currently employed as a hairdresser in a town 2 hours away. Ruth lives with her grandmother and her grandmother’s two young children.

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Samantha

Samantha’s greatest desire is to become a mother. Her quiet, caring heart is a blessing to her sisters and friends. She makes friends easily and always has a good time with other children of all ages.

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Susan Wangari

Susan is a delightful girl with a great sense of humor. Susan’s mother abandoned her and her older sister. She now lives with her grandparents, who are both too old to work.

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Vanessa

Vanessa has a big heart for others and gives the very best hugs. She loves to play in the water and splash around with her friends. Vanessa is also a talented soccer player, known for running fast and furiously around the field.

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Zakayo

Zakayo is destined for greatness, both on the soccer field and in academics. When he goes to university, he hopes to study theology and also play professional soccer as a midfielder. He is passionate about giving back to the community around him and will surely make a great impact.

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