DeJesus was a row captain in my class and the first essay he wrote I thought he copied it from a book it was so good. He is a quiet, kind, reliable learner.
DeJesus Jose’ Pires, Grade 8B, 14 years old
Mother tongue/tribe: Wambo, Damara
How long does it take you to get to school?
It takes me about an hour to walk to school.
What is your favourite thing about school?
Reading and learning new words.
Where in the world would you visit if you could and why?
Germany – I would like to do my studies there.
What is your favorite thing about Namibia?
Namibia is a peaceful, kind country that has a lot of exciting things to see. I like that my culture has good behavior.
What are some of your goals and dreams? What do you want to be when you grow up?
I want to complete my studies, become a doctor and build my mom a huge house.
Who is your hero and why?
My mom because she held me for nine months and took care of me until now.