Maya is 9 year old girl from Anambra state, and lives with her parents and 3 siblings in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos. She attends a private school and is presently in Basic 4. Maya wants to be a Doctor when she grows up. She is a top pupil in her school and had an aggregate score of 82% in her most recent academic result. She knows how to cook, draw and make pastries.
Maya lives with her parents in an accommodation which was rented for them by her father’s former employers. He stopped working with them as the organization has folded-up. They now need to vacate the accommodation as they cannot afford to pay the rent. Her father is presently working as a driver, while her mother just got employed as a Teacher. Both parents receive a total of N40,000 a month, to look after their family of 6.