Brenda is from Eldoret, in Uasin Gishu. She describes herself as mischievous and happy. After her father left the family, Brenda’s family struggled to afford rent or food, much less school fees. Now that she is a student at Daraja, she says, “I know I will change my life’s story with the chance to fulfill my dreams at Daraja.” Her favorite subject is geography and in her free time, she loves reading novels. Originally, Brenda wanted to pursue a career in medicine, but now she wants to become an engineer.