Dephine is 13 years old. She used to live in the village before her uncle brought her to Nairobi City. Her parents are poor and they live in the village with her 3 other siblings. She came to Julie Hope early 2018 speaking only her mother tongue. Now she speaks and writes fluent Swahili, she reads and understands English. She is now ready to go to 5th grade in a formal primary school. She started school late. She is a clever and responsible girl.