January 15, 2005
Saanival and his four siblings live with their grandmother in a four-room brick structure that they share with others in Wa, located in the Upper West Region of Ghana. Saanival has one brother and three sisters. He is in grade three at Dandafuuro Islamic Primary School and his best subject is Social Studies. He enjoys playing football and tennis with his friends. At home, he helps with the gardening chores. Saanival would like to become a teacher someday. The WaDeaf School helps children integrate into their local community by providing them with an education and practical skills for livelihood development.