Miryante Children: Age 11

Babura Akello

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Gender: Girls

Age: 11

Babura enjoys playing netball and wants to be a nurse when she grows up. Her father was shot. Her family is originally from Northern Uganda.


Fiona Natumanya

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Age: 11

Fiona came to Miryante in 2017 with her 3 siblings. Her father passed away and her mother was unable to care for her due to circumstances. Fiona enjoys playing dodgeball and wants to be a teacher when she grows up.


Joan Atugonza

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Age: 11

Joan came to Miryante in 2016. She was born in Hapuuyu. Her father was murdered and her mother died in a motorcycle accident. She has 2 brothers and 4 sisters. One of her sisters, Jennet, stays at Miryante with her. She is in Primary school and likes to study reading and writing. She enjoys playing dodgeball. She is very quiet and shy. She wants to be a farmer when she grows up.


Judith Kobusinge

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Gender: Girls

Age: 11

Judith came to Miryante in 2015. We were unable to gather exact records of her age, but we estimate she is around 9 years old. She enjoys playing games and wants to be a teacher when she grows up. She is in primary school.


Judith Komuhimbo

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Gender: Girls

Age: 11

Judith came to Miryante in 2015. Her father abandoned her family and her mother was too weak to raise her and her siblings. She came as a referral to Miryante from the Bishop of Ft. Portal. She enjoys playing tennis which she learned while living in Ft. Portal. She wants to be a nurse when she grows up. Her favorite foods are sweet potatoes, beans, peanuts, and cassava. She helps with washing dishes and fetching water at Miryante. She is a very kind girl who is happy when working and doesn't fight with her siblings. She has two younger brothers, Michael and Joseph.


Phillipo Nuwabiine

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Age: 11

Phillipo came to Miryante in 2017. His father died and his mother was too sick to care for him. He enjoys studying and wants to be a priest when he grows up.