Learner of the Week is given out in my class on Fridays based on the learner who had the best behavior, academic performance or just overall good citizenship that week.
Metride Uupindi, Grade 8, 13 years old
Mother tongue/tribe: Vambo
What is your favourite thing about school?
It has a library.
Who lives with you at your house? What are some of the chores you have to do at home?
I live with my aunty. I clean the house, wash dishes, etc.
What would you like people in America to know about your country, Namibia?
Namibia is a very interesting country, there are deserts and many more.
What are some of your goals and dreams? What do you want to be when you grow up?
My goal is to study very hard to get good marks. I want to become a doctor one day.
What is your favourite thing about your culture and Namibia?
People are kind and there are swimming pools in certain places.
Who is your hero and why?
My hero is my aunt because she has always been there for me in good times and in bad.
What are some challenges you face, at school or at home?
At school it’s math but I will keep on going.