Tumaini is an intelligent 20 year old boy who dreams of becoming an engineer one day. His parents are Cecilia and Deo and he has 6 siblings.

Tumaini’s father is unable to work because of poor health. Cecilia earns some income from operating a fruit stand at the local market and raising goats.

Tumaini is in Form 6 at Marangu Secondary School where he is boarding and where he earned a ‘Merit’ in his grades! Tumaini draws detailed ruler drawn pictures with a lot of confidence.

NOVEMBER 2017 UPDATE: Tumaini has been invited to attend the University of Dar es Salaam!

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