Sabaya attended Nahlakami Primary School. He is living with his parents and three brothers and sisters. They are looking after the cattle of other people just so that they can get milk. The parents are unable to find any employment, and are not able to support their children through education.
Sabaya started Moita Boys’ Secondary Boarding School in January 2011.
In Sabaya’s ‘mock’ final examinations in May 2014 he achieved a Division II pass. In his National Form Four Examinations in November 2014 he gained a ‘Credit’, as a result of which the government allocated him a place at Dodoma University on a Diploma Course for Secondary School Teaching. He started his course in October 2016. He has been sponsored throughout his education by Martin Burnett, a member of staff at Acklam Grange School, his wife Gill and their son Sam.