Emmaculate, 15, in her school dormitory room. St. Filip Neri, Joska, Nairobi, 2017.
Emmaculate visiting her family after two years. Her father is mentally disabled and is not able to support his family.
Emmaculate's family rents two rooms in the tin shacks and their second eldest daughter, working as a house maid, helps them pay the monthly rent. Kenya, 2017.
Emmaculate's brothers drink a cup of tea. The only place to cook is in front of the tin shacks. Kenya, 2017.
Emmaculate helps her brother to clean the shoes. They only have second hand clothes due to financial struggles. Kenya, 2017.
Emmaculate leads her younger sisters to the water tank. The water tank supplies the whole village with the water used for cleaning and washing. Kenya 2017.
Emmaculate is getting water from the water tank. This water tank serves many other families living in this area. Kenya, 2017.
Emmaculate coaches her younger sisters how to carry the water from the water tank. Kenya, 2017.
Emmaculate's younger siblings resting in the afternoon. Kenya, 2017.
Emmaculate is helping her grandmother to collect and prepare corn for supper. Kenya, 2017.
Emmaculate spending time with her siblings.
Emmaculate's younger sisters playing in the fields behind the village. Kenya, 2017.
Learn more about Emmaculate's story
Street Kids, Nairobi
Nutrition Center, Kenya