Sandra

Sandra lives in a small rural community with her mother and two siblings. Her mother, Rosa, is a single mom who washes clothing or cleans produce when the work is available. She doesn’t have a full-time job. Sandra’s older siblings work with their mother when they can to help cover the family’s expenses. Rosa dropped

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Wendy

Wendy lives in a small rural community with her mother and two siblings. Her mother, Rosa, is a single mom who washes clothing or cleans produce when the work is available. She doesn’t have a full-time job. Wendy and her brother work with their mother when they can to help cover the family’s expenses. Rosa

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Antonia

Antonia lives in a small rural community with her mother, siblings, grandmother, aunt, and her grandmother’s husband. Even though her father abandoned the family, they still live with her paternal grandmother — they had nowhere else to go. Her mother washes clothing for a living and Antonia helps her grandmother make traditional clothing. Antonia has

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Oscar

Oscar lives in a small rural community with his parents and three younger siblings. The family of six lives in a home made from cement block and has a dirt floor. Oscar’s father never attended school and is illiterate, and his mother completed middle school. Oscar completed his first two years of middle school, but

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Maria

Maria lives in a small rural community with her parents, three siblings, and her grandmother. Her mother stays at home and takes care of the family while her father works as a day laborer. Maria’s mother and grandmother did not receive any formal education and are illiterate. Due to the pandemic, Maria’s education has moved

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Otilia

Otilia lives in a small rural community with her parents and two siblings. They live in a house with a dirt floor and walls made of wood and corrugated metal. Both of Otilia’s parents are illiterate — neither received any formal education. Otilia completed her first year of middle school, but was unable to study

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Fekiru

Fekiru lives in Ethiopia with his mother and two younger sisters. They live in an old hut-style home made of grass and branches, which is in a state of disrepair. The recent death of his father has put this family into crisis. Fekiru’s mother has tried to sustain the family by growing crops to eat

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Dejene

Dejene is 12 years old. He lives with his mom and his older sister in Ethiopia. After the recent loss of his father, his mother has struggled to earn enough money to provide the basics like food, clothing and schooling for her children. Dejene loves school and his mother describes him as happy and helpful.

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Natnael

Natnael is 11 years old and lives with his single mother and older sister in Ethiopia. They live in a very small one-room home with only enough room for one single bed that they share. Natnael likes to read and enjoys school, although he often has to attend on an empty stomach and without the

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Biruk

At school, Biruk ranks first in his class of 40 students, despite not having basic school supplies. His mother and teachers describe him as a very bright, hard-working boy who is kind to everyone. At home, Biruk, his mother and two older siblings barely have enough food or suitable shelter. His family of four live

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