July 15, 2000
Bright is one of four children in his family. He has one brother and two sisters. He lives with his parents and siblings in a six-room brick house that has mud floors and a metal roof, in Mpika, Zambia. Bright is in grade nine at Chilufya Primary School and his best subject is Math. He will be writing his national exams by the end of this school year. His favourite activities are singing and playing football with his friends. At home, he is responsible for cleaning and other household chores. Bright would like to become an engineer someday. At the Serenje Sponsor Site, the Sisters of Mary Immaculate provide children with school fees and materials, as well as proper nutrition and other basic needs. Parents and guardians attend business training workshops to learn how to supplement their incomes.