Afildo Rafael is a 19-year old student at the EPC Namarripe in Angoche. In 2006, he fell sick and hasn’t since been able to use his feet the way he used to. Some time ago, Afildo also started missing from school. It was Januario Nafai, the School Director of his school, who then went to visit his house and to convince him to come back to school. Nowadays, Afildo is one of the best students in his class. He also actively participates in the Physical Education classes.
Meet 8-year-old Tarcizia Narcizo Nguzi who loves hula hooping. "I have already done it ten times today," she says. "I will be a doctor when I grow up, and I will tell my patients to hula hoop. My teacher says it is good for exercise." Tarcizia's school was given more than 50 hula hoops, as part of the sports kit provided through the Child-Friendly Schools initiative.
When anyone needs help or advice, they know they can always go to 14-year old Amina Gulamo Katamo. As the leader of the “Os Bradas” school club at Ngungunhane school in Chibuto, she is like an older sister to all the children, and she knows the answers to many important questions.