Augustine Mayanja

Augustine Mayanja
Age: 17

Grade: Senior 5

Family: Lives with mother and siblings

Goals: Become a doctor or engineer

Augustine Mayanja completed Senior 4 last year, where he got the best possible score. He is the first born in his family of eight siblings. When Augustine was in Primary 4 his father left the family, and Augustine had to drop out of school until Cosma Foundation sponsored him and gave him an opportunity to continue his studies.

When home from school on vacation, Augustine helps his mother by taking care of his younger brothers and sisters, fetching water, and working in the fields. He enjoys riding bicycles and looking after farm animals like pigs, chicken, and sheep. He aspires to go to university and become a doctor or engineer.