Age: 15

Birthday: February 15, 2005

Home: Iliboru

School: Henry Gogarty Secondary School, Form 2 (grade 9)

Lisa lives with her mother and grandmother. Lisa’s mother sells used clothing and her grandmother sells vegetables.

Lisa’s grandfather paid for Lisa’s primary school fees until he died when she was in 5th grade. The owner of the primary school believed in Lisa’s potential and reduced her school fees by 75% and allowed Lisa’s mother to pay a little at a time.

Lisa loves Science and English.


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