Sharifa Namunana was born on October 25, 2014 and is currently 8 years old. She is in Primary Level One (P1) at Yunusu Nkuutu Junior School.
She lives in Kagamba Village in Bugweri District, with her grandparents. To make a living, her grandparents engage in small-scale farming. Their family’s income is further supplemented through casual labor and trading in spices. In her free time she enjoys racing, as well as music, dance and drama. While at home she enjoys helping her grandparents with household chores like sweeping the compound and organizing the house.
As an adult, Sharifa would like to pursue a career in medicine because she wants to save people’s lives.