Image Credit: Andrew Stawicki
Alexia Niyonsaba, 17, with her 13-year-old- brother Jean Eric Bihoyiki, at their house at Muhanga district southern province. Four years ago, while in grade four, Alexia had to drop out of school to look after her younger brother and sister after their parents died of AIDS. their house was built with the help of SWAA, a local charity. Alexia works in neighbours' fields in exchange for food and money.