Girl, 16 years
Miriam Charo is from the village of Misufini. Her mother is deceased, and she lives with her father, a mechanic who repairs flour mills, and brother and sister. Miriam loves school, and is a good student. She says she wants to be a Kiswahili teacher when she grows up. She also likes to play soccer. Miriam is sponsored by Maureen Sullivan for Nancy Canino.