Name: Rose
Age: 13

Rose is a shy young lady from the village of Tchougui. The ICA team met Rose and a few of her classmates in the village of Nkong. She is one of seven children in her family and all but her older sister are in school. When asked about her older sister, Rose explained that she is 15 years old and already is the mother of two children.

Rose, like so many of the other students, really enjoys class. Now in secondary school, her father cannot afford to buy of the necessary text books. She explained that her favourite subject is physics and that she would like to continue studying science after secondary school.

She further explained that she would like to be a nurse so that she can help her family. The team was struck by Rose’s candor and her desire to help her family and her community.