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Heart of Amazima: Meet Silas

On Saturdays, you can find Silas hanging out with his friends on the playground of Amazima. The big smile on his face and his playful energy makes it hard to imagine that his father recently experienced a motorcycle accident, leaving him in the care of his grandmother who also provides for 14 other children. With the help of Amazima, 9 of those children are able to go to school, meals are accounted for in the home and Silas’s father is recovering because of excellent medical attention. We sat down with Silas recently to ask him a handful of questions!

What is your favorite thing about coming to the Buzika program on Saturdays?

I enjoy prayer and worship

What do you enjoy most about attending Destiny school?

My teacher Slyvia and studying Literacy 1

What do you want to be when you grown up?

A driver of a Mercedes Benz

Do you want to be a driver because of your father?

I like watching my father drive but I would rather drive a car then a motorcycle

When you aren’t studying or dreaming of being a driver, what do you enjoy doing?

I enjoy playing football (soccer) with my friends

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