June 21, 2003
Weddy lives with her parents, her brother and sister, in a two-room timber structure that has earthen floors and a metal roof, in Meru, Kenya. Weddy is in grade eight at Chugu Primary School and her best subjects are Kiswahili and English. She works hard, both at school and at home. Her favourite activities are reading stories and playing handball with her friends. At home, she helps by washing dishes. Weddy would like to become a doctor someday. At the Meru Sponsor Site, the Good Shepherd Sisters ensure that children receive a quality education and basic health care. They provide a meal through a school nutrition program supported by Chalice's eRoots Agricultural Program.