Salenda is a bright twelve year old from an area called Bo Plos near Galette Chambon. She lives with her mother. Her siblings live with her father in a different village. Her mother is a vendor in the local market. If she finds a sponsor, she will enter BGM High School as an 8th grader. Salenda enjoys going to school, studying lessons, and going to church. Her favorite subject in school is French, and when she grows up, she wants to become a nurse.