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ALAN MANZI

BIRTHDAY
April 5, 2008

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother

DREAM JOB
Doctor

A LITTLE ABOUT ALAN
ALAN LIVES WITH HIS MOTHER AND AUNT IN THE GIKONDO SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. ALAN IS A SWEET YOUNG BOY THAT LOVES TO SPEND TIME WITH HIS MOM TELLING HER STORIES OF HIS DAY. HE ALSO LOVES TO HELP OUT AROUND THE HOUSE BY FETCHING WATER. WHEN ALAN GROWS UP, HE WANTS TO BE A DOCTOR.

ANGEL UMURERWA

BIRTHDAY
September 6, 2009

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Police Officer

A LITTLE ABOUT ANGEL
ANGEL LIVES WITH HER MOTHER, YOUNGER SISTER JOY, YOUNGER BROTHER JEHOVANY, AND AUNT IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. ANGEL IS A SPUNKY GIRL THAT LOVES TO GET A GOOD GAME OF HANDBALL GOING WITH HER FRIENDS TONIA AND SANDRINE. WHEN ANGEL GROWS UP, SHE WANTS TO BE A POLICE OFFICER SO SHE CAN PROTECT OTHERS.

Didier Nshimiyimana

BIRTHDAY
February 11, 2009

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Professional Soccer Player

A LITTLE ABOUT DIDIER
DIDIER LIVES WITH HIS MOM, DAD, AND SIBLINGS IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. DIDIER’S PARENTS SPLIT FOR SOME TIME WHEN HE WAS FIVE BUT HAVE NOW REJOINED OVER THE PAST MONTH. DIDIER ABSOLUTELY LOVES SOCCER AND WANTS TO DO IT PROFESSIONALLY AS AN ADULT. RIGHT NOW, HE LOVES TO HAVE STARTUP GAMES WITH FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS.

DORINE UWASE

BIRTHDAY
December 24, 2009

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Driver

A LITTLE ABOUT DORINE
DORINE LIVES WITH HER MOTHER, FATHER, OLDER BROTHER, AND YOUNGER BROTHER IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. DORINE WAS RAISED BY HER GRANDMOTHER FROM 5-8 BECAUSE OF FINANCIAL STRAIN ON DORINE’S MOM, BUT DORINE RETURNED TO HER MOM AT 8. BECAUSE OF THIS SHE IS A LITTLE BEHIND IN SCHOOL, BUT WE KNOW SHE NOW HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE.

EDDY MUNEZERO

BIRTHDAY
July 20, 2008

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Grandmother

DREAM JOB
Soldier

A LITTLE ABOUT EDDY
EDDY LIVES WITH HIS FATHER, GRANDMOTHER, AND FOUR SIBLINGS IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. NYARUGUNGA IS A SECTOR THAT IS PRIMARILY COMPOSED OF FORMER VETERANS. EDDY IS A SPUNKY BOY THAT LOVES TO PLAY SOCCER AND OTHER GAMES WITH HIS FRIENDS AT SCHOOL AND AT HOME. WHEN HE GROWS UP, HE WANTS TO BE A SOLDIER IN THE ARMY.

FRANK GATETE

BIRTHDAY
October 9, 2007

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother

DREAM JOB
Soldier

A LITTLE ABOUT FRANK
FRANK LIVES WITH HIS MOM, TWO SISTERS, AND THREE BROTHERS IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. FRANK’S DAD PASSED AWAY SOME TIME AGO AFTER BEING DISABLED IN MILITARY SERVICE. FRANK LOVES TO GET TOGETHER WITH FRIENDS AND PLAY ALL KINDS OF GAMES INCLUDING LEADING WORKOUTS WITH HIS FRIENDS. WHEN HE GROWS UP HE WANTS TO BE A SOLDIER.

FRANK NIYONKURU

BIRTHDAY
May 10, 2010

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother

DREAM JOB
President

A LITTLE ABOUT FRANK
FRANK LIVES WITH HIS MOM, TWO OLDER BROTHERS, AND THREE COUSINS IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. FRANK HAD THREE OTHER SIBLINGS BUT TRAGICALLY THEY PASSED AWAY. FRANK IS INCREDIBLY GRATEFUL FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO GO TO SCHOOL AND LOOKS FORWARD TO MAKING AN IMPACT IN RWANDA WHEN HE GROWS UP. HE HAS HIS EYES SET ON THE PRESIDENCY.

Fred Cyusa

BIRTHDAY
May 12, 2010

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Father

DREAM JOB
Professional Soccer Player

A LITTLE ABOUT FRED
FRED LIVES WITH HIS FATHER, GRANDMOTHER, AND TWO UNCLES IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. NYARUGUNGA IS A SECTOR COMPRISED MAINLY OF DISABLED VETERANS. FRED ESSENTIALLY LIVES AND BREATHES SOCCER, AND LOVES TO PLAY WITH HIS BEST FRIENDS KENNY, KENNEDY, AND ELVINE. WHEN FRED GROWS UP, HE WANTS TO BECOME A PRO SOCCER PLAYER.

gaelle giramata

BIRTHDAY
August 15, 2009

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother

DREAM JOB
Doctor

A LITTLE ABOUT GAELLE
GAELLE LIVES WITH HER MOM AND THREE OLDER SISTERS ALAINE, THIERRY, AND INES IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. GAELLE IS A RESERVED GIRL BUT EXTREMELY SWEET. SHE LOVES TO JUMP ROPE WITH HER FRIENDS. UNFORTUNATELY, HER FATHER PASSED AWAY DUE TO HIV RELATED ILLNESSES. WHEN GAELLE GROWS UP, SHE WANTS TO BE A DOCTOR.

gatore giramata

BIRTHDAY
May 2, 2009

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Driver

A LITTLE ABOUT GATORE
GATORE LIVES WITH HIS MOM, DAD, AND 3 OTHER SIBLINGS IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. GATORE UNFORTUNATELY LOST HIS OLDER BROTHER, AND SO NOW HE IS THE OLDEST IN HIS FAMILY. GATORE IS VERY CLOSE TO HIS YOUNGER SISTER ODILE. WHEN GATORE GROWS UP, HE WANTS TO BE A DRIVER WHICH IS A GREAT JOB TO HAVE IN RWANDA.

Jacqueline Uwineza

BIRTHDAY
August 9, 2007

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Doctor

A LITTLE ABOUT JACQUELINE
JACQUELINE LIVES WITH HER MOM, DAD, AND TWO YOUNGER SISTERS IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. SHE IS A SWEET AND SHY. HER FAMILY IS VERY POOR AND BECAUSE OF THAT, JACQUELINE GOT A LATE START ON SCHOOL. BUT SHE IS NOW GRATEFUL TO BE ABLE TO GO WITHOUT ANY PROBLEMS. JACQUELINE LOVES TO PLAY AKADENISI WITH HER FRIEND PAMELA.

Justine Abega

BIRTHDAY
April 23, 2010

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Aunt

DREAM JOB
Doctor

A LITTLE ABOUT JUSTINE
JUSTINE LIVES WITH HER AUNT IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. JUSTINE IS A SWEET GIRL THAT LOVES TO BE WITH HER FRIENDS WHETHER AT SCHOOL OR ON THE PLAYGROUND. HER BEST FRIENDS ARE GIRAMATA AND ANGEL, AND THEY LOVE TO PLAY HIDE AND SEEK TOGETHER IN THEIR VILLAGE. JUSTINE LOVES LEARNING AND WANTS TO BE A DOCTOR WHEN SHE GROWS UP.

Keria Shukur

BIRTHDAY
May 16, 2009

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Doctor

A LITTLE ABOUT KERIA
KERIA LIVES WITH HER YOUNGER BROTHER MOSES, MOM, AND DAD IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. KERIA’S DAD IS A SOLDIER IN THE RWANDAN ARMY. KERIA IS A SWEET GIRL THAT ABSOLUTELY LOVES TO STUDY AND CRACK JOKES WITH HER BEST FRIENDS JANE-LAY AND NANCY. WHEN KERIA GROWS UP, SHE WANTS TO BE A SUCCESSFUL DOCTOR.

Patrick Rusengo

BIRTHDAY
August 15, 2008

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother

DREAM JOB
Pilot

A LITTLE ABOUT PATRICK
PATRICK LIVES WITH HIS YOUNGER SISTER KELLY, YOUNGER BROTHER CLAVER, STEP SISTER, AND MOM, AND STEPDAD. PATRICK WAS BORN WHEN HIS MOM WAS A YOUNG AGE BECAUSE SHE WAS TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF AS A SECONDARY STUDENT. HIS STEPDAD IS A GOOD MAN THOUGH. PATRICK IS AN AWESOME YOUNG KID THAT LOVES TO PLAY SOCCER WITH HIS FRIENDS.

Queen Mwesigye

BIRTHDAY
November 4, 2009

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Police Officer

A LITTLE ABOUT QUEEN
QUEEN LIVES WITH HER THREE SIBLINGS, FATHER, AND MOTHER IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. QUEEN IS A COOL GIRL THAT LOVES TO PLAY SOCCER WITH HER FRIENDS. HER DAD HAS STRUGGLED FOR SOMETIME TO FIND WORK, WHICH HAS MADE MAKING ENDS MEET DIFFICULT FOR THE FAMILY. WHEN QUEEN GROWS UP, SHE WANTS TO BE A POLICE OFFICER.

Sapuna Ishimwe

BIRTHDAY
November 22, 2010

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother and Father

DREAM JOB
Doctor

A LITTLE ABOUT SUPUNA
SAPUNA LIVES WITH HER MOM, DAD, AND YOUNGER SISTER IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. SAPUNA IS A VERY SHARP YOUNG LADY THAT LOVES TO CRACK JOKES WITH HER FRIENDS. SHE WAS ASKED WHAT WAS ONE OF HER DISLIKES, AND SHE COULDN’T THINK OF ANYTHING. WHEN SAPUNA GROWS UP, SHE WANTS TO BECOME A DOCTOR.

winny mbabazi

BIRTHDAY
September 12, 2012

PRIMARY CAREGIVER
Mother

DREAM JOB
Doctor

A LITTLE ABOUT WINNY
WINNY LIVES WITH HER OLDER SISTER ANGEL, YOUNGER SISTER QUEEN, MOTHER, FATHER, AND TWO COUSINS IN THE NYARUGUNGA SECTOR OF KIGALI, RWANDA. WINNY IS A GREAT KIDDO THAT LOVES TO PLAY SOCCER WITH HER FRIENDS. SHE IS VERY ENERGETIC AND LOVES TO HAVE A GOOD TIME. WHEN SHE GROWS UP, WINNY WANTS TO BE A SUCCESSFUL DOCTOR.