Chris Oloo Buong
Chris is currently a form one student who is very bright but without sponsorship he has no chance whatsoever to achieve academically.
Chris lives with poverty stricken parents.
Chris oloo buong lives with the parents Michael buong and Salome Awino Buong’ in Ururi upper village Usenge. Siblings are 15 year old Phanis Atieno, 9 year old Julias Ochieng , 5 year old Dorothy Akinyi.
Chris is extremely industrious.
He personally made a hand cart with which he transports water from Lake Victoria- around 3 ½ kilometers from the home. He sells every 20 litre jerrican at Kenya shillings 10. From this he makes Kenya shillings 60 daily to boost the family income.
The parents are peasant farmers earning USD 140 annually.
The parents are peasant farmers earning Kenya shillings 14400 annually. From their income they have to take care of their children and additional dependents including 10 year old Mary Aliza, 6 year old Nazri Amired, 2 ½ year old George Owino, and old grandmother Palecia. He has received aid from the government to the tune of 5000 for fees.
Chris is academically able.
His performance at Kanyibok Secondary School where he is currently a form one student continues to be impressive despite obvious life challenges. He has an impressive academic record at Nyangera Primary School. He is enormously in arrears and without sponsorship he has no chance whatsoever to achieve academically.
For USD 183 annually, Chris has a chance to be in school.
It costs Kenya shillings 19210 annually to support him. Considering his huge arrears he will need four years of support to be through with secondary education.