I am 13 years old in class 6G. I don't have parents but thankfully I have
great family at the orphanage where I live. I have 2 brothers and a sister. I am very happy to be part of the Singing group this year, I feel very lucky and I am so excited to fly on the for the first time, I would love to be a Pilot! I am scared of the cold weather but excited to see the UK
and make new friends.
My name is Brooklyn Lule
I am 13 years old in class 7G. I live with
a single parent and a sister. I am very happy to be in the Singing group. I have made new friends in the UK that I am excited to see again. While I am the UK my favourite food is chicken and chips... With lots of ketchup! And I really like to go swimming. I am working hard in school so that I can be an Engineer when I grow up. I am very excited to go on an aeroplane to the UK!
My name is Sammy Harrison
I am 10 years old in class 4. I live with my parents and my brother. I am very happy to be in the singing group am really excited for the tour. I am new to the group and I am a little bit nervous about singing in front of so many people, but my friends have told me how much fun they had last year and now I am just excited! I have been asking Kombe how it is to be on the plane because I thought you get lost in the sky flying like a superman. I work hard in school so that I can be a policeman.
My name is Shadrack Chimera
I am 13 years old in class 7G. I live with my 2 brothers and sister and my parents. My older brother Daniel Chiwewe was in the very first choir, I was very young when he went to the UK and to America and he still talks about how much he loved singing in the Choir. I felt so lucky when I was told I was also going to be in the choir because I am a bit shy but since last year I am much more confident, I love maths and hope to be an accountant!
My name is Harmon Anderson
I am 13 years old in class 6G. I have 6 sisters and 3 brothers, so my house is always very busy! This year I have been so excited to come back to the UK it is all I can think about, I am working very hard to learn all the songs and the dances! I love rice and chicken. My parents are happy really happy that I get to go to school so that I can work hard and have a better future, I hope that I will be able to look after them when I am older. I want to be a driver.
My name is Stephen Esham
I am 13 years old in class 7B. I live with my mum and my big brother Edwin Richard who is coming on the tour. It is exciting that I get to come to the UK with my big brother and also my friends I think I will have too much fun and maybe eat too many chips and Burgers! They are my favourite food, I need to eat as many burgers as I can before I go back to Kenya!
My name is Alex Kibet
I am 13 years old in class 6G. I have both parents with 4 sisters and 2 brothers. Last year when we came to the UK I loved it, although it was so cold and I was so confused my the plane, I still don’t know how it stays in the air. My mum is so proud of me for being in the choir, she is so happy I get to learn and get to eat lots of chips! I hope to be an engineer when I grow up!
My name is Moses Gambo
I am 13 years old in class 6G. I currently live in the orphanage which is right next to the school, I am very lucky to live there with our house mother who looks after me, I do have parents but my dad is very ill and our house is very dangerous so I am able to be looked after better in the orphanage, I go and visit my family as much as I can. I hope to be a doctor; I know it will be hard but maybe I can help people who are sick like my dad.
My name is Amina Mwatela
I am 10 years old in class 4. I live with my 3 sisters and parents. I am very happy to be in the Singing group and Jolaurabi school. I really enjoyed being in the UK last year, I loved the host families they treated us to nicely and just like their own children. I am looking forward to this tour to learn more new things and sharing what I have with my friends in the UK. I enjoy being on the plane. When I grow up I want to be an air hostess.
My name is Nelly Kadhambi
I am 11 years old in class 6G. I live with my parents, 3 sisters and one brother. I am excited to come back and see everyone I met last year. My favourite food is chicken and chips and I love reading books. I am working hard in school and when I grow up I want to be a manager like Christine who sponsors me through my education in the school. I am excited to sing the new songs we have learnt this year.
My name is Yvonne Atieno
I am 11 years old in class 4. I live with my mum, 2 sisters and my brother. I am so excited to be part of the choir because I love to sing and I made so many friends that I miss a lot when I am in Kenya. Life is very different in Kenya, I like Kenya most but it is an amazing treat to be in the UK! My favourite subject is Mathematics and I like playing football.
My name is Brenda Atieno
I am 13 years old in class 7B. I have both parents with 2 sisters and a brother. I feel so lucky to be in Jolaurabi school and the Singing group. I love being in the UK, visiting schools helps me to learn new things, the schools in the UK are very different to here in Kenya! My favourite subjects are Mathematics and Science. I work really hard in school so that I can be a Doctor when I grow up.
My name is Rehema Abdhallah
I am 13 years old in class 7B. I have both parents with 5 brothers and 3 sisters. I love chips and chicken because it taste delicious and I don't eat it in Kenya. I am working hard in school so that I can achieve my goals when I grow up being a Doctor. My favourite subject is Science and I like playing in the parks and swimming. When I was on the plane I felt like I was a hero in the sky.
My name is Priscilla Benson
I am 15 years old in class 7B. I have both parents with 3 sisters and a brother. I am very lucky honestly to be in the Singing group and flying to the UK has been a dream for me. I treasure all the memories being in the UK the wonderful people who treats us very well. God bless you so much. I am looking forward to share my wonderful stories again with my friends. I always work hard in school to be a Doctor in the future so that I save people's lives when are sick. My favourite subject is Science. I cannot wait to fly again to the UK.
My name is Dorcas Mbodze
I am 10 years old in class 4. I live with my sisters, brother and parents. I am so happy to be in the Singing group coming to the UK. I don't know anything about the life there but with the stories that my friends are telling me i am really so happy that I will be coming. I am looking forward to meet new friends and my sponsor. My favourite subject is Science. I like reading and singing. I cannot wait to be on the plane I think it will be scary!
My name is Zulfa Hamadi
I am 12 years old in class 5. I live with my parents. I am so lucky in the school to join the Singing group coming in the UK. I am so excited and looking forward to the tour. I love singing and swimming. I have been dreaming of flying and this will be a great experience for me and my family. My favourite subject is English and I'm working hard in school to be a journalist when I grow up. I just cannot wait to see the wonderful people and places in the UK.
My name is Mariam Kahindi
I am 11 years old in class 5B. I live with my mum and 3 sisters. I am so lucky to be in the group from last year. I have really enjoyed visiting schools and the parks. Last time we visited Old Trafford and the Scottish Parliament, they will be life long memories I loved it so much and I have made new friends in the UK and learnt more things which have shared with my friends back here in Kenya.
My name is Binti Juma
I am 12 years old in class 6B. I live with my sister, brother and parents. I am so happy to still be in the Singing group. I have really enjoyed and loved being in the UK visiting schools and singing in the big concerts, I feel so lucky to be there in the big venues I feel like a rock star when everyone cheers for us! At first I was nervous but now I love it!
My name is Fatuma Nzai
I am 12 years old in class 6G. I have a very big family i have 4 brothers and 4 sisters! My big brother Kombe is also in the choir, it's really nice having him with me so i don't miss my family too much. I love going to school, I am so lucky that i get free school thanks to my sponsor, I see so many people who aren't as lucky as me and I hope that when we sing it will raise money to help them I just cannot wait to be on the plane for the first time and to meet new friends. I just cannot wait to be in the UK to meet new friends.
My name is Winnie Ruwa
I am 12 years old in class 6B. I have both parents with 3 brothers and 2 sisters. I love singing, am so lucky to be in the singing group. I am very happy that we are flying again to the UK it is such nice place with good people who appreciate us and who we are. I love spending time with the host families, it is easier to be apart from our families because we feel like we have a UK family. My favourite subject is Mathematics, I cannot wait see everyone again, I have been practising my singing and English!
My name is Irene Janji
I am 12 years old in class 6G. I have both parents and live with 3 brothers and 2 sisters. I love learning at the Jolaurabi School, I know some kids in the UK don't like school and sometimes for us it is tiring too but it will help us all to have a better future! I enjoyed flying on the plane it was scary at first but I love it now. I love being in the UK. I will always have memories of the tours we meet so many people and see so many places! I liked the foods in the UK especially the boiled eggs and chicken they were so nice.
My name is Tatu Ali
I am 12 years old in class 6B. I live with 3 sisters and 2 brothers. This is my first time in the UK, when I got told i could be in the choir this year i could not stop smiling I had to run home to tell all my friends that I was going to the UK! My friends have said a lot about the life in the UK is and so I am dreaming of what it will be like! Singing and Dancing are so fun and I get to be with my friends.