Girl, 9 years old

Zawadi lives with her aunt and four siblings in the village of Mpirani. Her father died of heart problems in 2007. Her living situation is very poor. Her aunt washes clothes to earn money for food. Zawadi had malaria and malnutrition but her health has improved since she has been sponsored. She is in class 3 at Mpirani Primary School and loves to jump rope. Zawadi is sponsored by Eliud Imbuye.