Shaningi Sakeus, 15 years old
What is your tribe/mother tongue?
What is your favourite thing about school?
I get to learn new things and do new things.
Who lives with you at your house? What are some of the chores you have to do at home?
My aunt and my cousin. I clean the house and wash dishes.
What would you like people in America to know about your country, Namibia?
We have so many cool animals.
What are some of your goals and dreams? What do you want to be when you grow up?
My goal is to become someoe in life. I want to be a scientist because I want to create new things.
What is your favourite thing about Namibia? What is your favorite thing about your culture/tribe?
My favourite thing about Namibia is that we never give up. I like my tribe’s cultural dance.
Who is your hero and why?
Mr. Bronner, a teacher at our school. He helps me with a lot of things. He also trained me to be a good volleyball player.