Eliya J., 1st year college

Tumaini Junior School class of 2013

Nineteen year old Eliya comes from Ungalimitedi. He is incredibly bright and has excelled in all subjects since his CSP enrollment in December 2009. Dubbed “The Scientist” whilst at Tumaini, as a secondary student he has continued to explore new subjects with excitement and curiosity. Eliya always has a story to tell, whether truth or fiction, and takes great delight in amusing people. His laugh is contagious. He cares deeply for his friends and the children at the orphanage, saying “I want to teach and share with another person what I have learned.” Eliya was invited to attend a specialized government school which partners with a U.S. high school through the Opportunity Education program. Eliya aspires to be an Scientist.