My name is Emmy, I am 13 years old and I have two younger siblings. I was born in the Sino Kagola Village in the Homabay County of Kenya but moved to the Kibera Slum in Nairobi when I was in grade 3.
My siblings and I are supported by our mother, as our father is no longer around. My mother works as a house help. She earns a very low income and struggles to pay rent and put food on the table.
I dream of becoming a doctor when I am older. I'd like to be able to help my mother and siblings break out of poverty by becoming educated and getting a good job.