Anchise is a spunky ten year old girl from the village of Plasman near Galette Chambon. She lives with her mother, three sisters, and a baby nephew. Their father died five years ago when Anchise was only five years old. Ever since his death, life has been difficult for them to survive. At the time, they were living in the village of Coupet. This is a very dark village where very few Christians live. Anchise and her sisters never liked living there, and they felt even more uncomfortable after their father died. They eventually decided to move to Plasman where her mom has some family and where they could be closer to Hope Center where they had started attending church and where they could try to get sponsors for school. Two years later, Anchise’s oldest sister died giving birth to a baby boy. Her mother has been raising him like a son ever since. Even though they all love their new baby “brother,” it has placed a great deal of difficulty on their mother. With now five children to raise, Anchise’s mother began to search desperately for help. She sometimes helps in the sewing center where they make uniforms, but she doesn’t have a steady income. She feels like if she could get her children in school, it would be easier for her to find a job while the children are in school. She knows she can’t afford to pay for school though. Anchise loves all of her new friends at church and she desperately wants to go to school. She loves studying mathematics and she has dreams of becoming a doctor one day.