October 2, 2001
Erick lives with his father and his sister in a three-room brick house that has mud floods and a tin roof, in Songea, Tanzania. Erick is in the third level of secondary school and his best subject is English. His favourite activities are drawing pictures and playing football with his friends. At home, he helps with the gardening chores. Erick would like to become a teacher if he is able to continue his education. At the Neema Sponsor Site, the Visitation Congregation Sisters provide children with an education, nutritious food, and proper clothing. The Sisters ensure that vulnerable and at-risk children get proper medical care.