Say Hello to Isabelah


Sweet. Quiet. Caring. Kind.

Your sweetness is so sincere and unmatched by anyone else.

At 13 you are one of the kindest and caring people I know. I love watching you with your friends. Watching you with the younger children. Watching the way you are always looking out for others.

Isabelah Isabella was born and raised in the Kipsongo slum. She was raised by her parents who struggled to provide for her and her siblings. Her father spent his time drinking away his worries and never stepped up to look for opportunities to provide. Her mother was constantly on the look for a job but was never able to land anything. Living in Kipsongo she lived day to day without the necessities and relied on eating at Seed’s Academy for her daily meals. She would often take portions of her lunch home in her pocket for her brothers.


What do you like most about moving into the orphanage?


Do you miss anything from your life before?

“Nothing. No, I miss my brothers.”

Can you name a few things you specifically like about the orphanage?

“I like being able to learn and study without problem. I like being with my friends and getting to play games with them.” 

Do you feel different now that you are living here?

“Yes. I no longer worry. I have a clear mind. My life is better.” 

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

“Thank you for what you have done for my life. May God bless the work of your hands forever.”


Grade? Standard 7.

Future profession? Doctor.

Age? 13 years.

Favorite color? Red.

Favorite food? Rice and beans.

Favorite game? Running.

Best friends? Valentine, Joann and Scovia.

Isabelah, you may be a girl of little words, but the words you do speak have purpose behind them and for that you will always have my respect. I have high hopes for you.


What an amazing young lady. May she be an inspiration for all. I love that, despite her difficult past, she is reaching high high high…to become a doctor! Best wishes to you Isabelah!

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