Miryante Children: Age 10

Barac Kiporir

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Age: 10

Barac came to Miryante in 2016. He was born in Kamwenge district. His father died in a motorcar accident and his mother is alive, but she is homeless and lame. He was brought to Miryante by the district probation officer. His family is originally from Kenya. He has 4 siblings, but one of his sisters died. His other sister and brother live at Miryante. He is in primary school and enjoys playing football. He wants to be an engineer when he grows up so he can repair things.


Christopher Tumwine

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Gender: Boys

Age: 10

Christopher was born in Kikyendo. He came to Miryante in 2015 with his sister and brother. Both of his parents died of AIDS. He enjoys playing soccer with the other boys. He is very active and enjoys skipping nursery class to help the older children graze cattle. When he grows up he wants to be a car driver. He spends most of his time playing with his younger brother. He is a special needs child and will be starting school for the first time at Miryante. His favorite food to eat is rice.  His sister's name is Marya and his brother's name is Luke.


Grace Kirabo

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Age: 10

Grace came to Miryante in 2017 with her two siblings. Her mother died and her father abandoned her. She enjoys playing netball and wants to be a nurse when she grows up.


Michael Muhimbo Businge

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Gender: Boys

Age: 10

Michael came to live at Miryante in 2015 with his sister and brother. His father abandoned his family and his mother was took sick to raise him and his siblings. He was referred to Miryante by the Bishop of Ft. Portal. He enjoys studying and playing cards and wants to be a barber when he grows up. His favorite foods are plantains and meat. His caretaker describes his as a humble boy who is quiet and always happy.


Miracle Tumusabe

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Age: 10

Miracle came in Miryante in 2016. His father abandoned him and his mother was unable to care for him. We are hoping with time he will be able to be reunified with his mother. Miracle has a smile that can light up the room. He enjoys music and wants to be a doctor when he grows up.


Peter Mucunguzi

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Gender: Boys

Age: 10

Peter enjoys playing football and wants to be a priest when he grows up. His father was poisoned and his mother died of unknown reasons.


Poffia Tukamushaba

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Gender: Girls

Age: 10

Poffia came to Miryante in 2015. She enjoys playing dodge ball and wants to be a teacher when she grows up. She is in primary school.


Stephen Masiko

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Age: 10

Stephen came to Miryante in 2016. Both of his parents have disabilities and are unable to care for him. Stephen likes playing football and wants to be a priest when he grows up.


Yowakimu Neema

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Gender: Boys

Age: 10

Yowakimu came to Miryante in 2015. He is in Primary school. He enjoys playing football and wants to be a driver when he grows up.