Helen’s father passed away and her mother is suffering with AIDS, and unable to look after her. She has two siblings, all being sponsored through their education by The Meserani Project. Her grandmother was bringing the family up, but she was blind, and she passed away in 2013. Helen was a pupil at Lesiraa Primary School.
Helen started Einoti Secondary School in January 2010, and was sponsored by The Meserani Project. She completed her four years of secondary education in November 2013. On 7 October 2014 she sat her entrance examination and interview for a pace at Arusha Vocational Training Centre, and in January 2015 she was informed that she had been successful in her application. Her residential course began on 12 January 2015.
She is being sponsored throughout her vocational training by Jenny Singh, a former pupil at Acklam Grange School, and now a primary school teacher in Teesside..