Lawrence Kakembo

Lawrence Kakembo
Age: 16

Grade: Primary 6

Family: Lives with grandparents

Goals: Become an agriculture officer

Lawrence Kakembo’s parents died when he was young, and he cherishes the photos that he has of them. He lives with his grandmother, whom he loves, and helps the family by fetching water, farming and washing dishes.

Lawrence is able to attend school because of the Cosma Foundation, and hopes to become an agriculture officer when he finishes his studies. He wants to teach people new methods of farming and provide them with seeds to plant, and even dreams of buying a tractor so he can lend it to farmers in need. Not surprisingly, his favorite color is green. He knows he will be able to achieve his dream of being an agriculture officer by getting a higher education.