Miryante Children: Age 16

Benadeta Nyakato

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Gender: Girls
Age: 16

Benadeta is the youngest of identical twins that stay at Miryante. She is in secondary school. Her father died of unknown causes and her mother died from heart disease. She likes athletics and wants to be a teacher when she grows up.


Cleophus Kahinju

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Gender: Girls
Age: 16

Cleophus is in primary school. He mother and father died of unknown reasons. She likes to study and wants to be a Rev. Sister when she grows up.


Jacintah Nyangoma

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Gender: Girls

Age: 16

Jacintah is an identical twin! Her father died of an unknown cause and her mother died of heart disease. She likes athletics and wants to be a teacher when she grows up.


Marya Komuhembe

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Gender: Girls

Age: 16

Marya was born in Kikyedo. Both of her parents died of AIDS. She came to live at Miryante in 2015 with her two younger brothers. Marya is a very enthusiastic singer and is a member of Miryante choir. She also enjoys playing dodge ball with the other girls. When Marya grows up she wants to be a farmer. Her favorite foods to eat are plantains and sweet bread. She loves to ask everyone for bread. Marya is a special needs child and has several medical issues. Her caretakers describe her as being very disciplined and she is always helping to wash clothes for her younger brothers. Marya does not attend school.


Nastazia Fiyeti

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Gender: Girls
Age: 16

Nastazia is in primary school. Both of her parents died from unknown reasons. She likes to study and wants to be a teacher someday.


Nelson Njubu

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Gender: Boys
Age: 16

He was born in 2004. In Bweyale Wekomire found in Kyegegwa District. Both of his parents died of HIV/AIDS. He is in level five of primary school. He enjoys football and he would like to be a Pilot in the future.


Rogers Rutto

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Age: 16

Rogers came to Miryante in 2014. His father died and his mother was unable to care for him. He has two siblings who also live at Miryante. Rogers enjoys playing football and wants to be an engineer when he grows up.


Rose Komugisa

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Gender: Girls
Age: 16

Rose is in Primary School. Her father died of unknown reasons and her mother died of AIDS when she was 4 years old.