Emmaculate (16) joined the 5th grade at Achungo’s Imbo school for its first year of operation, in 2017. She lives with her mother and 2 brother.s Her father died in 2013 in a traffic accident.
She had previously attended Salem Academy, but told us it was “not a good experience. There was no proper teaching and there were a lot of gangs,” so students were afraid to leave campus. She says the teachers at Achungo are very good and she’s experienced significant improvement in her grades and her learning. Her favorite subject is Science and she hopes to become a nurse or pediatrician so she can help small children.