October 18th, 2010 by Nicki Kennedy, Volunteer Teacher at Gracious Secondary School
I am Esme Makhaza. I come from Lilongwe where I used to live with my parents. Now I live in Mangochi with my grandparents. I have three brothers and four sisters. I am 16 years old and I am in Form 4 at Gracious Secondary School. My hobby is singing gospel songs. I have a good friend named Elinear who likes to sing gospel songs with me. After I finish my schooling I want to become an accountant.
My name is John E. Gondwe. I am aged 19 years, and the first born in my family of four. I am originally from Lilongwe, but now I live in Mangochi district. I am attending my Form 4 at Gracious Private Secondary School. I enjoy reading, writing, and also listening to music. Currently I write poems and plays which are sometimes displayed at my school. I am also an actor in the “Together! ACT Now” project. My favourite subjects at school are English, biology, mathematics, and physical science I wish that one day I should step my foot in the college of medicine to complete my dream of becoming a doctor.
Hello! My name is Pemphero P. Mpaso. I am in Form 2 and I come from Mangochi district. I was born on 13th August, 1993 at Namitete hospital in Lilongwe. I was born in the family of two boys and one girl, and I am the first born son.
As the first born son I have a very big responsibility of taking care of my brother and sisters by providing them with necessary basic needs.
As most young men in Malawi, my favourite sport is soccer, and I support the Red Devils (Manchester United).
I have always dreamt of being a professional lawyer. I am proud to say that I am about to achieve my goal.
Martha Chikapa is my name. I live in Mangochi at MCV. I was born in 1996 on 23rd July and Queens Hospital in Blantyre. I live with both of my parents and there are two children. I am the first born. My original home is Ntcheu district. We are from the Ngoni tribe. My ambition is to become a lawyer.