September 20, 2004
Prudence lives with her grandmother in a one-room timber structure that has an earthen floor and a metal roof, in Meru, Kenya. She is in grade eight at Mwiteria Primary School and her best subjects are English and Science. Prudence loves going to school and works very hard to get good grades. She wants to become a doctor someday. Her favourite activities are reading and playing soccer. At home, she helps by cooking and washing dishes. At the Meru Sponsor Site, the Good Shepherd Sisters ensure that children receive a quality education and health care. They also provide a meal through a school nutrition program supported by Chalice's eRoots Agricultural Program.