Joselyne's father died when she was still young. She lives with her mother in a single room "house." Joselyn, her sister and mother sleep together in the room on a mattresses on the floor. They use a small charcoal stove to cook on and fetch their drinking water from the community well.
Joselyne's mother has struggled to earn a living as a single parent. Her mother washes people's clothes to earn money. This is usually done twice a month and she is paid 7000 shillings ($1.94 usd). This is not enough money to buy food and pay for Joselyne's school fees.
Joselyne lost her sponsor at the beginning of 2020. Without support, she will not be able to continue and finish her education.