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Age: 19

Birthday: August 1, 2002

Home: Sakina, Arusha

Secondary School: Ashira Girls School, Form 6 (grade 13)


Laurine is creative, energetic and extremely hard working. As a Peer Advocate, she is passionate and confident when speaking in front of large groups. She is the first in her family to graduate from secondary school and first to attend high school. She was elected by her peers to be Vice-President of her high school class.


Laurine lives with her mother, father, and younger sister. Her mother is paralyzed and is a savvy entrepreneur who runs a successful tailoring business.

Laurine has always helped her mother with household chores and with her sewing work. During Covid-19 Enrichment Program Laurine organized and supervised students to design patterns, measure and cut fabric, and to sew. Our students produced 500+ cloth face masks and 125 Girls Kits (reusable menstrual pads) and distributed them to those in need in our community. Laurine aspires to be a businesswoman.

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