Jessica Ekiru Age 18


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Jessica Ekiru is currently sponsored by Matilda Jane Clothing from Fort Wayne, IN. Thank you Matilda Jane Clothing.

Jessica is nine years old and is in the fifth grade. Jessica is a very bright young girl who loves English class and jumping rope. She hopes to be a pilot someday and says she wants "to fly an airplane to America." When asked about her family and home life, she begins to cry. She lives in the slums with her father who is an alcoholic. Her mother left the family many months ago. Her father does have a job as a watchman/guard but does not make enough money to provide for her and her eight siblings, all of whom lack shelter and food. She often plays the role of mom as she helps take care of the other children. She would like for her and all of her siblings to one day live in the orphanage . . . and cries as she tells us this.

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