Gift, in her own words: “I am a double orphan and found it very difficult to complete my secondary education, but with the intervention of WISE, my hope was rekindled.
What happens when your father leaves your mother and 6 siblings? If you have drive and dreams, you overcome — with the help of family, friends and community.
Pelekelo lived an hour and a half walk from the nearest village and even had to cross a river with crocodiles.
Beauty is from Luampa District, west of Kaoma, where she grew up as an orphan with four siblings.
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