Clarisse is a Rwandan girl whose father will be in prison most of her young life. Her mother struggles to feed and clothe her six children by herself. They live in a simple mud-brick house. Clarisse enjoys playing ball and reading. In spite of her difficult circumstances, Clarisse goes to school and attends church. As her sponsor, you ensure that Clarisse receives the basics she needs to grow strong and healthy. She will also be able to stay in school, learning skills to build a better life.