Miryante Children: Age 9

Barac Kiporir

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Age: 9

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: 9

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.


Elizabeth Mirembe

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Age: 9

Elizabeth came to Miryante in 2017 with her three siblings. Her father passed away and her mother was too sick to care for her. She enjoys music and wants to be a nurse when she grows up.


Eseza Nyakato

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Age: 9 years old

Eseza came to Miryante in 2016. Her father died of a severe headache and her mother died of stomach cancer. Eseza is a twin, her sister Saarah lives at Miryante as well as two other sisters. She has 9 siblings total. She is in primary school at Migongwe and she likes to study math. She enjoys playing dodge ball, coloring, and drawing pictures. She wants to be a nurse when she grows up. Eseza is very friendly and curious and likes to pick up and look at anything she can get her hands on.


Maliza Mbabazi

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Age: 9

Maliza came to Miryante in 2017. Her father died and her mother abandoned her. She enjoys studying and wants to be a nurse when she grows up.


Michael Muhimbo Businge

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Gender: Boys

Age: 9

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: 9

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.


Monic Basemera

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Gender: Girls

Age: 9

Monic enjoys playing tag and other games. She wants to be a Rev. Sister when she grows up. Her father was murdered and her mother died of heart failure.


Olive Musenga

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Age: 9

Olive came to Miryante in 2016. She was brought to us by child services, and we have no information about her parents. We are working to try to find something out. She enjoys music and wants to be a farmer when she grows up.


Saarah Nyangoma

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Age: 9

Saarah came to Miryante in 2016. Saarah was born in Kiboga district. She is a twin, and her sister Eseza lives at Miryante, along with two other of her sisters. She is one of 9 children. Her father died of a severe headache and her mother died of cancer. She is in primary school at Migongwe and enjoys studying English. She enjoys playing dodge ball, drawing pictures, and coloring. She wants to be a nurse when she grows up because she wants to pursue further studies. Saarah is not shy at all and is always eager to talk and play.