Both Ackim’s parents are alive and support their family by subsistence farming.He has one older brother, an older sister who has a 4 year old daughter, and a younger sister. They live together in Jumbe chiefdom where Ackim has been attending Jumbe Primary School. Ackim is 14 years old and small for his age.
He sat for his Certificate of Primary Education exams at the end of last year scoring a composite score of 671. Here are his individual results.
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Ackim is a polite boy and when we asked him why we should sponsor him (as opposed to the other 46 pupils waiting outside the office) he replied that he was more respectful than the others. He has lovely manners and wants to be a doctor when he completes school.