Martha Siyamba, 13 years old, Grade 8
What is your tribe/mother tongue?
What is your favourite thing about school?
Reading and exploring new things and seeing my teachers and friends.
Who lives with you at your house? What are some of the chores you have to do at home?
I live with both my parents and brother and sister. I wash the dishes and water the garden.
What would you like people in America to know about your country, Namibia?
The cultures and the development, the minerals and the animals, too.
What are some of your goals and dreams? What do you want to be when you grow up?
I want to become a marine biologist.
What is your favourite thing about your culture and Namibia?
I love Namibia because of all the things it has. I love my tribe because of the taboos and myths.
Who is your hero and why?
My hero is Hendrick Witoboa because he saved and fought for our country.