Innocent Ssentongo (Junior)
Place of Birth: Wakiso, Uganda
How I came to be a part of AVA: My father reached out to the director of AVA when she visited our district and researched our story. I have not yet been to school I am waiting for a sponsor as my family do not have the funds.
Favourite Subjects: I like reading
Hopes for the future: I want to be a music teacher like my father when I grow up.
I am the first born in the family, i have a younger sister who is not yet 3.
My father was laid off work by his employer for no good reason. My father an in a small room with other families with my mother and sister. He is currently looking for a job but it can be extremely hard. We are currently surviving of the good will of the local community to meet basic needs but soon i will need to go back to school and we will not have the money for this.
NOTE: Corruption can be rife in developing countries and due to ill infrastructure and absent laws that we have become accustom in our country, employees can be fired at any stage with no warning due to corruption.