Location: Nyamirambo, Rwanda
Last Year of School Completed Before Dropping Out: 4th Grade
Sponsorship Need: Vocational Training ($1,000)
Jimmy wishes to learn many styles of dance, such as traditional Rwandan dance, in order to bring happiness to others around him.
Jimmy completed 4th grade before dropping out of school due to extreme poverty following the death of his father, who was a soldier. He previously lived with his mother and step-father in a Democratic Republic of Congo refugee camp, now he lives alone on the streets of Nyamirambo. Even when he doesn’t have class at MindLeaps that day, Jimmy often comes to the center on his days off to take advantage of the open studio and practice dance.
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