Say Hello to Celestine


Spirited. Smart. Sweet.

Celestine is the kind of girl that carries herself with pride and intelligence. She is so caring of others and never thinks of herself. She is going to do big things one day!1231669_396068037181762_593796916_n

Before moving into the orphanage  Celestine lived in the slums with her younger sister Bendetta. Both of her parents passed away so she was both mother and father to her siblings. She would skip school to earn money to buy food so they could eat for the day. The children stayed with an uncle who was verbally and physically abusive to Celestine. Her life was full of fear and hard labor instead of being a normal fifteen year old girl. Now Celestine is going to school and has dreams of becoming a teacher. She is happy and loves spending time with her friends. She is able to live a normal life and work on making her dreams come true!


What do you like most about being in the orphanage?

It is good because I get education

Do you miss anything about your life before?

I miss nothing, now that I love in the orphanage I have things like; clothes, books, pencils, a schoolbag, shoes, socks, and a bed

Do you feel different now that you are living at the orphanage?

When I lived in the slum we ate once a week and now you eat three times a day. That makes me feel good and cared for.

Name some things specifically you like about living in the orphanage.

Learning, I get all my basic needs, and that I get to read the word of God

If you could say anything to you sponsor what would you say?

Thank you for what you have done in my life, may God bless you and the work of your hands

What is your favorite thing to do?

I like playing jump rope

What grade are you in?

Standard 6  age 14

What do you want to be when you get older?

Teacher in math

Favorite color?


Favorite food?

Chipati and chips

Who is your Best friend?

Deborah lokhoto 

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