Meet the Children
The children of HHY are our family. We work and laugh and cry and worship together. Many have experienced traumatic events in their past that have brought them to us. Each one is precious, and each one has a story. Allow us to introduce them to you!
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HELEN, AGE 18
Helen graduated from high school in December 2017 and is preparing for college entrance exams. She wants to be either a nurse or teacher. Helen’s favorite color is blue, her favorite game is netball (similar to basketball), and her favorite song is “Everything is Double Double." She comes from a family of 9.
MEMORY, AGE 12
Memory is in 7th grade, attending Park Town School in Luanshya. Her favorite subject is math, but she excels in all subjects and consistently scores high marks. Memory’s favorite color is blue, and she enjoys skipping rope and loves to play in the sand. She comes from a family of 9.
JUSTIN, AGE 17
Justine is in 12th grade, attending Luanshya Boys Secondary School, and his favorite subject is social studies. Justine’s favorite color is red, and he enjoys playing football (American soccer). Justine tends to be quiet, but has a smile that will light up a room and a laugh that is contagious. He comes from a family of 5.
PATRICIA, AGE 15
Patricia is in 8th grade, attending Kayele Secondary School. She is one of the top students in her class, and has a good command of English. Patricia is soft-spoken, and has a gentle heart, but is also a very hard worker and quick to pitch in on chores when an extra hand is needed.
FELINA, AGE 18
Felina completed high school in December of 2107 and is currently residing with extended family as she decides what she wants to do next. Felina's favorite color is yellow, and she enjoys playing netball (similar to basketball). Felina comes from a family of 3.
JOSEPH, AGE 19
Joseph is in 10th grade, attending Park Town School. His school attendance is an answer to prayer, because for years he was kept out of school due a disability caused by elephantiasis. Joseph’s favorite color is blue, and he enjoys playing football (American soccer). He comes from a family of 2, and dreams of becoming a pilot one day.
IMMANUEL (MPUNDU), AGE 18
Immanuel is in the 11th grade, attending Mpelembe High School. His favorite subject is SDS. Immanuel excels in sports, and his favorite games are football (American soccer) and volleyball, depending on the season.
GRACE, AGE 20
Grace graduated college from Chiwala Technical School, with a degree in teaching, and is hoping to be employed soon. Grace's favorite colors are pink and black, and she enjoys football (American soccer). Grace has a gentle nature, and will excel in her career. She comes from a family of 3.
Thank you for your sponsorship in helping Grace reach her goal!
CHRISTOPHER, AGE 16
Christopher is in 9th grade, attending Buseko Basic School. His favorite subjects are social studies and English. His favorite color is black, and he enjoys football (American soccer). He comes from a family of 7.
PROSPER (MWAPE), AGE 18
Prosper is in 11th grade, attending Mpelembe High School. His favorite subjects are math and English (although he failed English this last term and could use your prayers!). His favorite color is purple, and he enjoys football (American soccer). Prosper comes from a family of 6.
JELDAH, AGE 14
Jeldah is in the 9th grade, attending Chiluba Basic School. Her favorite subjects are math and English, and she enjoys playing volleyball. It is believed Jeldah is an only child, although information on her is incomplete.
JAMES, AGE 15
James is in 10th grade, attending Luanshya Central High School. His favorite subject is math, and he enjoys playing football (American soccer). James comes from a family with 2 children in the Democratic Replublic of Congo, and speaks both Swahili and Bemba fluently. He is working hard to become multi-lingual through a mastery of English.
DEMERIA, AGE 17
Demeria (Demi) is in 10th grade, attending Millemu High School. Her favorite subject is math, and she loves playing Yahtzee. She is the second-born in a family with two children. Demi currently lives with her grandmother, but HHY continues to support Demi with school fees and living expenses, like clothing and food.
ELIZABETH, AGE 19
Elizabeth (Eliza) graduated from Secondary School in December 2017, and is currently living with an aunt as she decides what career to pursue. Originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, she is fluent in Swahili, Bemba (a local language in Zambia), and English.
NTAMBWA, AGE 22
Ntambwa is currently studying medicine at Apex University in Lusaka, under partial scholarship based upon excellent academic and college entrance scores. He comes from a family of 9 and enjoys football (American soccer).
NTUMBA, AGE 23
Ntumba (who also goes by Damiano) is currently attending university in South Africa, studying to become a pastor. Ntumba’s favorite color is purple, and he enjoys football (American soccer). Ntumba comes from a family of 9.
NATASHA, AGE 21
Natasha (Nata) completed high school in 2016 and attended training for catering. She now lives at and manages a guest house in Ndola. Natasha is the first of our "children" to reach independence and success in a career.
Thank you for helping Natasha reach her goals!